in Cases Where It Makes People Vote for Him
The 2012 Election: Where Satire is Indistinguishable from the Actual Position of the Candidate.
Is this a real quote from him???? Where else is it being reported?
The writer is referring to a speech by Norman Coleman, ex-senator from MN, to a Jewish group in Ohio in which Coleman stared that Romney wouldn’t “revoke” Roe. As is typical of Romney, tis particular bombshell was dropped by someone the campaign can disavow when convenient and in a manner that could be endlessly parsed into meaninglessness.
Shouldn’t it say something about a candidate’s character that we are truly in doubt as to whether this satirical article is true? If Romney were clearly pro-life then we would easily be able to identify this as satire and discard it as such. But since he has been so difficult when it comes to giving straight answers farcical stories like this have the luster of truth.
Face it…if Romney were anything but an etch-a-sketch, the media would not be able to make these fake stories look so real.