Mitt's Willie Horton moment?
I don't think so. But there are enough similarities to send Mitt's campaign into spin overdrive
. ... The best comment on the whole matter? It comes from none other than Michael Dukakis
All of this is merely a distraction from the far more serious issue when it comes to Romney. And that is, this guy is simply a fraud. ... There’s just so much more to go after with this guy than to attack for the decision a judge made. For starters, how about questioning the man’s fundamental integrity? What does he actually believe in? Does anyone really know, because I certainly don’t.
Hard to argue with, right? I don't know what he actually believes in. Do you? ... BTW: The Tavares story hasn't been picked up much by the national media. I searched WaPo and NYT -- and no mentions. Maybe I missed something. Google News turned up a Fox story.
Big-name blogs are picking it up, though, here
. ... Perhaps the story needs another twist to make it a full-blown frenzy, such as discovery of a long-lost Tuttman recommendation letter from Mitt or whatever. ... BTW II: Tuttman's decision was awful. But not as bad as Tavares's original 16-year plea-bargained sentence for carving up his mother. ...