• Sorry, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney Won't Be Your Next Ted Kennedy

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    It's a sad day for Massachusettsians who've been hoping Ted Kennedy's vacant Senate seat would be filled by someone with all the charisma of an ATM: Mitt Romney says he's busy, thanks

    "Governor Romney's focus right now is on helping other Republicans run for office, and that is how he will be spending his time," Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom said in an e-mail to CNN.

    How noble of the Romneybot, to spend his time helping other Republicans run for office! Gee, I wonder how long he'll keep that up… until 2010? 2011? 2013? Who can hazard even the tiniest, wildest guess?

    Oh, and one other thing. Despite not wanting Kennedy's seat out of the goodness of his own heart, Romney is attending the funeral, where he will pay tribute to the man he challenged for a Senate seat in '94, back when he wasn't so generous. And — funny coincidence — just like President Obama, Romney is leaving his vacation early to join the mourners.

    But UNLIKE Barack Obama, who is insulting taxpayers with his high-falutin' Martha's Vineyard vacation, Mitt Romney is

    …cutting short his vacation in Italy to attend Kennedy‚Äôs funeral.

    Man, the conservative talk show hosts are gonna destroy this guy in 2012.


    Tags: Barack Obama, Edward Kennedy, Italy, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Vacation

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