Tina Dupuy: Romney is a niche candidate of a tiny percent of Americans who think working for a living describes what your money does for you.
Michael Sigman: Romney’s recent foreign foray showed an evasive, jingoistic panderer with a tin ear for diplomacy and, worse, a lack of interest in foreign affairs.
Tom Degan: Given his well-earned reputation for timidity, if Harry Reid’s gone out on a limb to make a charge as serious as this, it must be true.
Tina Dupuy: [dc]P[/dc]resumptive nominee Mitt Romney is seemingly fixated on apologies. He’s obsessed with apologies like Bristol Palin is obsessed with teen abstinence
Berry Craig: While Romney saluted Solidarity, he conveniently omitted the role of trade unions in building the American middle class.
Charley James: This morning, I finally figured it out. Mitt Romney is an upper class twit. He’s the living, breathing, personification of the classic Monty Python’s sketch.
Steve Hochstadt: In his foreign policy speech last week, Mitt Romney replayed the deepest theme of Republican politics this year— President Obama, in particular, and Democrats, more generally, are traitors to the United States.
Michael Sigman: Most Americans — for whom the phrase “retirement package” is a cruel joke — have watched their net worth collapse while CEO payouts have reached heights far beyond the reach of mortal men.
Tina Dupuy: If Barack Obama had been the Democratic president who said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” Republicans would call it capitulation. “Obama surrenders to America’s enemies!”
Joseph Palermo: Worse than Swift Boating, worse than Willie Horton, Mitt Romney is running the most craven, dishonest, and hypocritical campaign we’ve seen in contemporary American politics.
Lawrence Wittner: In the context of severe budget cutting by Congress, popular domestic social programs are being sacrificed to support the U.S. military budget — so much so that it currently consumes more than half of the U.S. government’s discretionary spending.
Brent Budowsky: If Rove is not colluding with Romney in violation of law, there is no law, even by the shabby standards of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United.
Brent Budowsky: Great dreams ultimately come true because of conviction politicians like Nancy Pelosi. Her mission lives on. Her work is far from done.