In new book, former Romney campaign hand pins blame on senior advisers

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Not long after Gabriel Schoenfeld formally joined Mitt Romney’s campaign, he writes in a new tell-all book, he was in a conference room brainstorming about the presidential candidate’s economic plan. After initially talking about the substance of the plan, the book recounts, top adviser Stuart Stevens interjected to ask about whether it should be distributed in a bound book, compact discs, or through a USB memory stick. “The strategists, as I was to learn over the ensuing months, were supremely indifferent to substance,” Schoenfeld writes in the book, which was provided to the Globe by the publisher. “It was this indifference that governed their peculiar personnel choices.”

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