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Mitt Romney and Bain buddies, before they sought membership in the victim class (the one that does not pay federal income taxes)
When it matters, only men are allowed. Any one else is window dressing.

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  •  Tip Jar (3+ / 0-)
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    jplanner, Naniboujou, CuriousBoston

    Further, affiant sayeth not.

    by Gary Norton on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 01:41:03 AM PDT

  •  I did not like (5+ / 0-)

    how my Ex Governor explained how DIFFICULT it was to find a qualified woman
    all his staff had said, in response to R's "aren't their any women candidates?" "these are the qualified candidates".

    I did not like
    how my exGovernor though he was doing women a favor to "bend the qualifications" so he could get women...affirmative action, as it may.

    I did not like
    how he talked about women having to get home for their families

    he made it about doing women a favor, possibly looking good...not WANTING women in the job because they might offer a unique perspective or WANTING to have a balance of women and men because that would better represent ALL of the people. NOT that making work hours work for women helps families and communities as well.
    it's hard to put a finger on...his answer was really old fashioned and clueless and I am surprised.
    not surprising is that he did not ask for a binder to be created...that binder was presented to him by a bipartisan feminist group that came togeather BEFORE THE ELECTION because they were concerned with the underrepresentation in women in senior government jobs in the Commonwealth. They were going to present the binder to whoever won the election, so Romney received it immediately.
    OR  he didn't remember so made up something that made him sound decisively pro Woman. OR some staffer made up that they gathered the names when really the binder  languished on some staffers desk until Romney asked?

    Anyway I REMEMBER in the news BEFORE the election here in MA that this list of competent women was being created.

    •  Absolutely. Lies, all of it. He knows these lies (0+ / 0-)

      can be knocked down, often with video. Compulsive liar. Would that all the MA people that voted for him and Scott have learned something.

      My personal computer is limited, can't post without tagging on. Community computer better. Pardon tagging to comments, spelling, please.

      by CuriousBoston on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 05:27:28 AM PDT

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