If one can magically "resign" from any morass after the fact (truly, long after), Mitt Romney shouldn’t only run for president but extraterrestrial, time-shifting Miracle Man. This notorious policy shape-shifter graduates now to time-shifter, as Mitt’s expanding Etch-a-Sketch, with demonic force, dares distort history. Who but a flimflamming devil plays on simultaneous, dual personalities – one, the hard-driving taskmaster who approved Bain’s outsourcing factory (all election documents to the contrary); second, the latter-day, heroic invention: the public-spirited, Olympic overseer who'd never outsource a fly – and who, per one Romney shill, “retroactively resigned” before the mitt hit the fan.
Romney’s transparent evasion “resigns” from something, though not early enough from Bain. How about “reality for the rest of us” and that’s what now slapping this stonewaller upside the head. So, let’s hear the thundering call, “where’s that retroactive resignation,” far more appropriate than yahoos demanding infinite proof of Obama’s Hawaiian birth.
Think of the possibilities, if not imponderables. Wouldn’t everyone love instant free passes from mortifying blunders we need no longer shoulder, especially because most consequences are unknowable in advance? The Romney “resignation” farce is a classic logical fallacy, formally post hoc ergo propter hoc for "after this, therefore because of this." I prefer apt religious jargon, served up as a blameless, self-righteous “immaculate resignation.”
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