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January 10, 2012

Special Report Panel Discusses Bain, Firings

Ugly.

Worth a watch. I'm not really happy to see Romney mugged, but then I wasn't happy when he mugged Perry, and I wasn't even happy when he mugged Gingrich.

The guy is carpet-bombing and napalming everyone he considers a threat. I just can't see the carpet-bombing in return as unprovoked.

A.B. Stoddard thinks these attacks on Romney will "move votes." I have to think that polling is telling Huntsman, Perry, and Gingrich something similar.

Also from that link: A Newt ad attacking Romney for raising fees, which he says are just another word for taxes.

I don't completely believe that. If you look down this list, there seem to be some things which government should charge people for. After all, it costs government money to provide stuff.

But in many cases, yeah, raising fees is just a way to raise taxes and then say "I didn't raise taxes."

There's no way you can raise $700 million in a state via "fees" and not have it be effectively a tax increase.



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