Taylor: Mitt [Romney] has become the poster child in the United States for political cynicism”

Bob Bernick Jr. of Deseret Morning news asks if Mitt Romney “dissed” Utah:

Utahns, especially Republican Utahns, love Mitt Romney as a GOP presidential candidate.

They’ve given Romney, who headed Utah’s successful 2002 Olympic Winter Games, nearly $4 million in campaign donations, only outpaced by Californians. And public opinion polls here show that Romney is hands down the favorite presidential alternative.

Between April and June, Utah donors contributed $1.1 million to Romney, ranking the state second behind California ($2.1 million) in donations to the former Massachusetts governor, according to just-released campaign finance reports.

But did Romney dis Utah Republicans during his 2002 successful campaign for the governorship of Massachusetts — one of the most Democratic states in the union? … more

This even though Romney’s donor base is concentrated mainly in Utah–so reports Thomas Burr of the Salt Lake Tribune.

This even though Romney has begun to exhaust his Utah donor base.

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dr. g.d.

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