Posted by Brad @ 4:06 pm on April 25th 2011

Op-Ed Flub of the Day

“Barack Obama is facing a financial emergency on a grander scale. Yet his approach has been to engage in one of the biggest peacetime spending binges in American history.”

—Mitt Romney, Manchester Union Leader

Dailykos pounces.


  1. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Mitt Romney reminds me of every stereotypical politician in every Chuck Norris or Steven Seagal movie that has had such a character in it.

    Comment by James — 4/25/2011 @ 4:20 pm

  2. And of course he walks it back – and we all knew what he meant anyway, as we all intuitively understand that the wars we’re in now are bullshit military actions of choice rather than acts of vital national defense as we would traditionally refer to “wartime”.

    Comment by Brad — 4/26/2011 @ 11:18 am

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