25 Sep '12, 1am

Romney Won't Help Us Work Less Hard. And Barack Won't Either.

twitter/AnnDRomney /Screen capture Having thrown my hat, and dollars, into the ring with this upcoming Presidential Election , I was checking on campaign news on twitter when a promoted tweet from Ann Romney caught my eye. "Mitt Romney is the man," it said, "who will work harder than anyone so we can work a little less hard." Now what Ann meant by this tweet, I confess, I am not entirely sure. I suspect it was a reference to tax burdens and the idea that a smaller government means we get to keep more of our earnings. Or something like that. I'll refrain from diving into the partisan political implications of such a position—Democrats have their own take on why Barack Obama will make life easier for us. And I'll avoid the usual snarky blogger remarks about the Romneys' experiences of work. What struck me was the simple reminder that nobody —Democrat or Republican—is serious...

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