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Mitt, More Gaffes Like This, Please

Michael49 Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 12:01 PM
Obama's going to use Executive Power to change the rules of the debates so that Democrates are allowed to use the teleprompter and Governor Romney will only be able to use the assistance of Joe biden to prompt him.

One of the few things Americans on both sides of the partisan divide can agree on is that this election is shaping up to be vexingly petty. The hunt for gaffes -- some real, many imagined -- has taken over. Romney's recent overseas tour, we are told, produced three: an impolitic, if defensible, statement about Britain's preparations for the Olympics; a statement about the importance of culture in economic development; and when an aide to Romney dressed down a reporter with an inflated sense of entitlement.

Not only is that list pathetic in its own right, in the rush to...