under Romney taxes increased 10.8 percent; under Giuliani taxes were slashed 17 percent
In an article aptly titled Mitt’s Mythical Mass. Miracle, an article that originally appeared in Human Events on August 17th, 2007, but was reproduced on race42008.com, Deroy Murdoch begins his account:
With his confident style and crowd-pleasing smile, Ames, Iowa straw-poll winner Willard Mitt Romney looks like a formidable contender for the 2008 GOP presidential nomination. If he’s lucky, he can leave voters so dazzled that they ignore his record.
Murdoch’s question: will Romney be so lucky?
Rather than see stars, Andrew Sum and Joseph McLaughlin of the Center for Labor Market Studies at Boston’s Northeastern University placed Romney’s rule beneath their statistical microscope. Let’s hope what they discovered is not contagious.
“Our analysis reveals a weak comparative economic performance of the state over the Romney years, one of the worst in the country,” the researchers wrote in the July 29 Boston Globe. Specifically, they found” … more
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