Romney’s Madden flatly contradicts himself on YouTube debate issue
[Willard Milton] Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, has turned down the invitation because of a heavy fund-raising schedule, Kevin Madden, his spokesman, said yesterday as reported by the estimable KATHARINE Q. SEELYE in a NYT article titled 2 Republicans Demur on a YouTube Debate.
Mr. Madden [Romney’s ventriloquist dummy] said the Romney campaign’s decision not to participate was “not a question of format, it’s a question of our travel schedule.”
Still, Mr. Madden said, “a lot of Americans would wonder whether we should be answering questions from a cartoon.” … more
Translation: We do not object to the format. However: we object to the format. More Romney inconsistency and contradiction.
Even Romney’s flaks and flatterers are incapable of maintaining a consistent line.