That was fast ...
Technically, everything Mitt said yesterday in Iowa
was true: He didn't pass the buck on the Big Dig. But it's what his Iowa manager had to say that elicits a snort. ... Iran and North Korea? As noted earlier, we're probably not going to recognize Mitt's role in the Big Dig 18 months from now. Imagine the TV commercial and accompanying photos: "He stood up to Matt Amorello -- and he'll stand up to Kim Il-sung and Mahmoud Ahmedinejad. Leadership for a dangerous world. ... Paid for by the Romney For President Committee
... Oh look. Howie
turns over a stone and finds ... Amorellos.Update
is rightly upset with Mitt's veto of funds for the Greenway. The only thing we can look forward to is that the final landscaped product turns out halfway decent. Now we're not even going to get that. ... This is not an instance of Mitt biting the bullet. The right thing to do is to keep the promise to people who put up with 15 years of traffic misery in return for a non-concrete Greenway. But Mitt has his eye on those Iowa voters. ... It's classic Mitt. Strong governor one day. Calculating presidental candidate the next. ...Update II
-- BMG launches a Mitt salvo.
Don't agree with everything in the post. But Mitt deserves a drubbing. ... I praise Mitt one day
and the next I feel like a jackass for not slopping caveats all over it, knowing he'll disappoint. Massachusetts politics is hitting rock bottom when you hope lawmakers will do the right thing and finish the Big Dig the right way. ...