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The Root of Mitt Romney’s Comfort With Lying

A few months ago, when confronted about running an ad that depicted Obama discussing the economy when the president was actually quoting John McCain, Mitt Romney...

Mitt Romney’s Ads: Still Wrong on the Stimulus

I’ve been on leave writing a book about the stimulus, so I’ve let others judge the Pants-on-Fire ads and Four-Pinocchio attacks and Solyndra-related...

In Defense of Mitt Romney, High School Bully

Jason Horowitz’s story on Mitt Romney’s teenage years in the Washington Post is a first-rate piece of reportage. The portrait of a high-school class in 1965 is...

Mitt Romney and the Culture of Campaign Caution

Almost exactly four years ago, Barack Obama made one of the worse gaffes of his political career. He told highfalutin donors at a San Francisco fundraiser that...