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Romney Braces For Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

loadstar Wrote: May 01, 2012 7:33 AM,_young_voters_get_serious/page/full/ Very well summed up by Jonah Goldberg: "Or, perhaps they lost their ardor because Candidate Obama and President Obama are very, very different people. Candidate O. was a passionate bipartisan. He was hopeful; he promised change. President O. has been the most partisan president since World War II. He's not hopeful anymore, he's literally a finger-wagger who spends a shocking amount of time complaining about how unfair his critics are, how bad his press is, and how hard he's working despite countless vacations and golf outings. As for the change he promised. Well. "The way Washington works" hasn't been transformed, unless by
loadstar Wrote: May 01, 2012 7:34 AM
...that you mean "made worse," and the president's signature accomplishment, health care reform, remains as unpopular as it was when he shoved it through Congress on a partisan basis."

"There will be an effort," Mitt Romney said recently, "by the, quote, vast left-wing conspiracy to work together to put out their message and attack me."

By those words, many observers thought Romney, speaking to Breitbart News, meant the press. After all, the Republican nominee is likely to face some pretty tough coverage from left-leaning outlets in the months ahead.

But Romney meant much more than the press. In fact, "vast left-wing conspiracy" refers to a set of institutions whose work helps shape the coverage that ultimately appears in the press.

That's what Breitbart questioner Larry O'Connor was trying to get...