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Opinion

joan vennochi

A dizzy ride on the Romney-coaster

Mitt Romney is the master of his own campaign mess. He built it, and now he owns it.

The recent spate of bad news began and ended in Florida. According to The New York Times, Romney personally recruited and signed off on actor Clint Eastwood, whose empty chair routine dominated a night that should have belonged to the GOP nominee and his big convention speech in Tampa.

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