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McCain's 200 Page Romney Research Book From '08 Found Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The oft-discussed 200-page opposition research book compiled by John McCain's presidential campaign in 2008 against fellow candidate Mitt Romney has made its way online,courtesy of BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski.

The entire thing is worth a thorough read if only for an exploration of how little the current Republican field has scratched the surface with respect to Romney-related attacks.

The document also seriously undercuts McCain's current position –- as an endorser of Romney for president in 2012 –- that attacks on the former governor's Bain Capital days are anti-capitalism. There are 399 mentions of Bain in McCain's Mitt Romney oppo book..

After looking through the material, [url=mailto:stein@huffingtonpost.com]tell us what you find[/url].


Added: Jul-16-2012 Occurred On: Jul-16-2012
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  • LOLLLL !!

    Maybe this is why Obama isn't apologizing about bain !

    Omg his second rights issues are going to KILL him in this race.

    A republican outing another republican lol.

    "Brags about the NRA (joined in 2006) lol"

    "Claims to own guns and go hunting" (Doesn't own a gun, or hunting permits) (Shot rabbits and varmints when he was 15, went quail hunting 2006)


    I always thought mormon boy was a joke, this just makes it more hilarious !

    GUYS READ THE BAIN SUMMARY

    Looks l More..

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  • john mccain's campaign reviewed 20 some years of romney's tax returns and decided to go with sarah palin for a vp.
    why don't he let the voters see those same records. his own father released 16 years of tax returns, maccain also revealed many years of his records.
    still wondering why it's ok for mccain to see a bunch of them but not potential voters.
    if he is above board then release them so ppl don't continue to speculate about them. it's standard practice.

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  • Here's an article about the Buzzfeed guy that posted the document.

    http://nymag.com/news/intelligencer/andrew-kaczynski-2011-12/

    Title of the article: Playing With Mud

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  • I just spent 5 minutes reading that and I am BLOWN AWAY. I knew Romney was a flip flopper, but holy fuck! There isn't one single political or economic issue that romney hasn't completely reversed on. What a completely spineless fucking tool.

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  • Make sure all you Romney lovers FULLY READ the section entitled "Second Amendment Issues".

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  • Good find.

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    • @Nepean109 I'm just getting into it but it looks like Mittens is gonna have a lot of explaining to do.this is going to be damaging.Maybe the GOP will come to their senses and nominate RP.

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    • @echo4250
      i have read comments elsewhere that say the R's should put forth an alternate candidate at the republican convention. it could work if the chose the right person. why they didn't vet him thoroughly before they chose him, we'll never know. seems they would have learned their lesson with palin.

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    • @jen8933 I hope they do.The only people who have not figured out that this guy is a total fraud are the Obama haters.I read a report earlier stating that the Tea Party was livid because Palin has not received an invitation from Mittens to the convention.

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  • Wow. The next few months are going to get really rough for Mit. Like I've said from the beginning to all the Obama haters-- Good luck with Romney!

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  • I would recommend every one on LL read the section starting on page 135 of the report to get a look at the real Romney. Read is slowly and perhaps read it twice to see the man's true character. It is not pretty.

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  • you lot arguing over puppets LOL

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  • It's amazing that Bain was so profitable,when almost every company they had control of ended up bankrupt.

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  • I looked at the book...

    Obama is still a catastrophic failure and a liar...

    A jar of mayonnaise would do a better job as president that that filthy scumbag..

    November it's all over .. No more drunken liberal spending spree.. It's coming to an end.

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    • @XyBerFuNK
      LOL. Calling Obama a liar while Mit Romney is blatantly trying to hide records his personal finances. Good luck with Romney. And if he does win, be prepared to be really disappointed when nothing changes.

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    • @picklethepug Where Obama's college papers?

      LIES SCORECRD
      Romey: 3
      Obama: 6,537

      Get a clue you big dummy...

      Why don't you move to that 57Th state that Obama visited last campaign and stay there forever in your Marxist utopia. Get the hell out of my country you idiot.

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    • @XyBerFuNK Marxist Utopia....LOL. I guess that's the imaginary place you think all the Kenyan Socialist Nazi Mexican Death Panel Abortion Doctor Birth Certificate Forgers come from, eh?
      Just admit the fact you know Romney is a flip flopping spineless douchebag corporate shill Bush do-over.

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    • @picklethepug He wasn't my first choice I admit.

      But ANYTHING is better than Obama. A chimpanzee with no hands would do less damage than Obama is doing...(gotta chop the hands so he doesn't accidentally sign another disastrous, job killing, premium raising bill like Chimpcare by accident)

      Not sure what is so difficult to understand here...

      Obama, He was indoctrinated as a child. His father was a communist. His mother was a leftist. He was sent to prep and Ivy League schools where his contempt More..

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    • @XyBerFuNK
      YAWN....
      Look at where the economy was when Bush took office then look where the economy was when he left office after 8 years of 100% non-socialist Republican Utopia.
      Now look at where the economy was when Obama and look at where it is now. By nearly every measure, the economy has improved. Is it perfect? No. But it's better. And what does Mit Romney want to do? Double down on the tax and economic policies that caused the problems in the first place. Great fucking idea.

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  • Old news...that's been out for months.

    Main oppo hits: Mitt Romney has changes his position on issues.

    So what?

    Hasn't Obama done the same?

    Example:
    In 1996 Obama was for gay marriage, against it in 2004 and 2008, 'evolving' from 2010 to 2012 and is now for it in 2012.

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