EVERY DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR IS BETTER THAN ROMNEY WAS
Here are the facts from CATO.
"As U.S. real output grew 13 percent between 2002 and 2006, Massachusetts trailed at 9 percent.
* Manufacturing employment fell 7 percent nationwide those years, but sank 14 percent under Romney, placing Massachusetts 48th among the states.
* Between fall 2003 and autumn 2006, U.S. job growth averaged 5.4 percent, nearly three times Massachusetts' anemic 1.9 percent pace.
* While 8 million Americans over age 16 found work between 2002 and 2006, the number of employed Massachusetts residents actually declined by 8,500 during those years.
"Massachusetts was the only state to have failed to post any gain in its pool of employed residents," professors Sum and McLaughlin concluded.
In an April 2003 meeting with the Massachusetts congressional delegation in Washington, Romney failed to endorse President Bush's $726 billion tax-cut proposal."
[Cato Institute annual Fiscal Policy Report Card - America's Governors, 2004.]
Contrariwise, if Romney were Dukakis (and he was) they’d have called it the Massachussetts Miracle!
I am disappointed that MY former governor is the Republican apparent candidate BUT....
You must remember that Mass is so overwhelming LIBERAL democrat that there is really no a lot a governor of any party can do. Evidence the number of our LEGISLATIVE former leaders are either in jail, disgrace or under indictment.
Also, many of the bad stats came from eastern areas of this zoo that are so far to the left they are in danger of falling over.
If TODAY’S government had been in office in 1776, we’d still be speaking ENGLISH as we pledge our alligence to the KING, rather than the Flag of the USA. (N0 2nd amendment)