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Friday, December 9, 2016

'Silver Spoon' Romney Wants To 'Obliterate' Workers' Rights In Ohio Union Fight

Mitt Romney’s support for an Ohio law eliminating most collective bargaining rights for teachers, firefighters and other public employees drew a sharp rebuke Friday from Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), a populist 15-term incumbent, who told The National Memo: “He doesn’t understand — he grew up with a silver spoon in his mouth.”

The front-runner in the Republican presidential primary — who was the son of a prominent auto executive and Michigan Governor — bumbled through a confusing week where he seemed to rapidly flip from not wanting to take a position on Republican Governor John Kasich’s Senate Bill 5 to coming out emphatically in favor of it.

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