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  •  The primary purpose of attacking Romney... (0+ / 0-)

    ...on job creation in Massachusetts is to undermine Romney's credibility when he attacks Obama for job creation in the US.

    Considering that Romney's attacks on Obama's record are blatantly dishonest, I can't say that I'm heartbroken about seeing him get slimed back in return.  And if it undercuts his attemps to "swiftboat" Obama on jobs, it seems well worth doing.

    Political Compass: -6.75, -3.08

    by TexasTom on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 07:30:14 PM PDT

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    •  I understand the purpose, it's the result I (0+ / 0-)

      question.

      People -- at least the ones whose minds can still be changed -- aren't as dumb as you think.  Once they see the particular cherry-picking involved, it will help to bring Obama down to Romney's level, thus undercutting the objective.

      LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

      by dinotrac on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 09:01:46 PM PDT

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