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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Romney Flyer Attacks Perry on Social Security

If Perry is the GOP nominee, there is one "your own guy says so" item that the Democrats are sure to exploit. William March writes at The Tampa Tribune:

Mitt Romney didn’t wait long to begin his attack on Rick Perry over Social Security—his campaign is doing door-to-door distribution of a flier attacking Perry on the issue.

The flier, which a campagn spokesman said is being left at the doors of Florida GOP primary voters, portrays the GOP primary as a two-candidate race—“Two candidates. Only one will protect what’s important to you,” is the headline.


Romney’s move makes it virtually certain his clash with Perry in the Reagan Library debate will be repeated Monday in the Tampa debate sponsored by CNN and the Tea Party Express.

Romney is taking his lead from LBJ: