The Amnesia Candidate

"No one's really listening here, are they?"

 

Mitt Romney has no backbone. The only thing Mitt Romney stands up to is Mitt Romney. He changes his mind more than I do looking at the Cheesecake Factory menu. Fortunately, he’ll never be president of our country, but we’re still stuck listening to him change his views for another 6.5 months.

Here’s Paul Krugman calling out The Rombot in an Op-Ed for the New York Times:

Just how stupid does Mitt Romney think we are? If you’ve been following his campaign from the beginning, that’s a question you have probably asked many times.

But the question was raised with particular force last week, when Mr. Romney tried to make a closed drywall factory in Ohio a symbol of the Obama administration’s economic failure. It was a symbol, all right — but not in the way he intended.

First of all, many reporters quickly noted a point that Mr. Romney somehow failed to mention: George W. Bush, not Barack Obama, was president when the factory in question was closed. Does the Romney campaign expect Americans to blame President Obama for his predecessor’s policy failure?

Yes, it does….

Read the whole article here: The Amnesia Candidate — Paul Krugman, Op-Ed, NYTimes.com