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The Lessons of the Father

The rap on Mitt Romney is that he's scripted, safe, skin-deep. But if you saw your dad endure what his did, you might watch what you say, too.

By Neil Swidey
August 13, 2006

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There, you said it. There's no taking it back. Maybe the regret formed in your mind even before the last syllable of the Godforsaken comment had left your lips. Maybe you thought nothing of it until 12 hours later, when a voice woke you out of your REM rebound, demanding to know, "What in the hell were you thinking?" Either ... (Full article: 4159 words)

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