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NYT’s Mitt Romney Beat-Sweetener Story Curiously Skimpy On Heart-Warmth

Wonkers are all media elites and State Department retirees, so we don’t need to explain to you that a “beat sweetener” is a puff piece about a person, place, or thing meant to guarantee further access down the line. And that seems to be the purpose of this New York Times piece on Mitt Romney selling a house to a couple of Olds. The gauzily written piece, though, seems to promise a lot more heart-warming generosity than actually surfaces. It’s confusing, really, unless the purpose of the piece is to (again) show that Mitt Romney is actually sort of a horrible businessman. Read more on NYT’s Mitt Romney Beat-Sweetener Story Curiously Skimpy On Heart-Warmth…