Friday, May 11, 2012

OK, maybe I was wrong

Yesterday, I suggested that we should give Mitt Rmoney a pass on his teen-age bullying.  Maybe I was too hasty.  For one thing, when I wrote that post, I did not realize that he was 18--which is a lot different that 14, 15 or even 16--when the incident occurred.  Then, there are a some posts on other sites that make a good case for taking what Mitt did back then as a relevant indicator of his fitness to be President.

There's this one, from Slate.  This one from the Atlantic.  And this thoughtful piece from a reader of  

Clearly, the story has legs.  Will it die in a day or two?  Will it grow into an important part of the public's view of the Mittster?  

And what to make of the coverage that made Mitt's bullying the center of political coverage the day after the President came out in favor of same-sex marriage?


Leanderthal, Lighthouse Keeper said...

Not wrong but too generous.

The man's a well dressed, rich, good looking sleaze.

Glad to see you're publishing again.

The Old New Englander said...

Thank you.