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January 27, 2010


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Had he been motivated to do so, Jack Lessenberry might have come up with George Romney as an example of a private-sector executive who readily transferred his skills to the public sector.

I suspect that Jack's concern is not so much with "years of experience and expertise in the work of governing," because Barack Obama didn't have a whole lot of that.

Rather, I suspect that Jack is reflecting the grave concern of many on the left that, in Michigan, they are looking at a choice in the fall of 2010 between a conservative Republican and a Democrat who is very much of a moderate, and quite possibly a moderate Democrat who has burned all bridges to the vote-buying power of Michigan's labor unions.

And what will THAT do to all of the other down-ballot races?

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