A Win Is A Win - Even if it is a Pure Native Son Win
It Helps Daddy Was Governor Too...
How did Romney win? By ditching the inauthentic "consensus conservative" guise, reminding local voters of his Michigan roots, promising to "rebuild" the auto industry (McCain admitted that jobs weren't coming back) and dropping more than $2 million on television advertising.
Pandering Politician Has Lost Authenticity
Mitt Romney's victory in Michigan was a defeat for authenticity in politics.
The former Massachusetts governor pandered to voters, distorted his opponents' record and continued to show why he's the most malleable — and least credible — major presidential candidate.
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