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Romney Tries to Turn the Tables

November 18, 2011

In this week's magazine, Ron Fournier and I write about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's counteroffensive to the flip-flop line of attack by President Obama's campaign. Romney's team believes it can make a credible argument that Obama is not a man of his word. It's an uphill slog, but it could diffuse some of the sting of the attack against Romney.

So here's Exhibit A: Yesterday, the Boston Globe published a big story that says Romney's aides purchased the computer hard drives when he left the Massachusetts governor's office and the server was wiped clean, making it impossible retrieve e-mail records from his administration. By 9:22 a.m., Romney's campaign had fired off a press releases with a headline accusing Obama of being "obsessed with secrecy.''  It charged: "From the very beginning, President Obama's administration has turned its back on his promises of openness and transparency.'' Four hours later, the Romney campaign was demanding its own set of email records -- any correspondence between Obama's top advisers and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick -- and accusing them of colluding on a "dirty tricks shop'' that produced the Boston Globe story.
 
Who you calling secretive now?

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