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Romney Denial of Responsibility for Actions of Bain Says A lot About the Kind of President He Would Be

Robert Creamer | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Do we really want a president that refuses to take responsibility for the actions of a company for which he was CEO, President, Chairman and sole stockholder? And it doesn't stop with personal responsibility.

Getting 'Romney the Bully' Wrong

Van Gosse | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Van Gosse

It is striking how off-base liberals are about Mitt Romney's bullying a boy with long, dyed hair back in 1964, leading a gang to shear him like a lamb.

Romney the Bully

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

When most people list the qualities they want to see in their president, "bully" is not one of them. Yet evidence continues to emerge that Mitt Romney is a bully.

Mitt Romney's Chuckle-Heard-Round-the-World

Andy Ostroy | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The real issue here is not solely what Romney did as kid, but more so how he's handled questions about it as an adult, as someone who's running for the most important job in the world. It speaks to Romney's character.

Why Romney's High School Prank Matters

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Yes, I was a boy. I did stupid, youthful "boys-will-be-boys" things -- drinking, smoking and blowing up dog poop with firecrackers, just to name a few -- but never did I lead a group of boys to hold another boy down against his will and cut off his hair.

Bullying, Leadership and the Presidency of the United States

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Kerry Kennedy

Every time a student hears a sexist joke or a racial slur, every time she hears the words 'faggot' or 'slut' or 'fatso' or 'retard,' she must make a decision. Will I be a perpetrator, a victim, a bystander or a human rights defender?

Mitt Romney, Anti-Gay Bully?

John Becker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Becker

This morning The Washington Post published a disturbing story about Mitt Romney's high-school days at an elite college preparatory school in Michigan. For me, the account brings back painful memories of the anti-gay bullying I endured when I was in school.