The Hypocrisy Files: Mitt “Let’s Fight for the America We Love” Romney’s “Pro-America” Pins Made in China

Willard Mitt Romney“At a fundraiser in Virginia last night, Mitt Romney touted his experience running the Salt Lake City Olympic Games in 2002 — a familiar refrain — but also introduced a new rhetorical line about something more specific: lapel pins. He told a story about the ‘We Stand United’ American flag pins he commissioned for the games, which took place just months after the terror attacks on 9/11. Romney touted his creation of the pins as a means to explain how he hopes to bring Americans together…

“Complicating Romney’s patriotic message is the fact that the pins were made in China

“Meanwhile, Lynn Sweet at the Chicago Sun-Times notes that a conference call hosted by the Republican National Committee (RNC) yesterday attacking President Obama for ‘high unemployment’ was hosted by a firm in The Philippines…”

— Alex Seitz-Wald
Mitt Romney Commissioned Pro-America Pins, Made Them In China
ThinkProgress, May 3, 2012

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