Democrats Take Aim at Romney

Critics, increasing fire, could see former Mass. governor as VP front-runner
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 26, 2008 4:49 PM CDT
Former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney speaks to the Texas Republican Party State Convention, June 13, 2008, in Houston.    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – From the way Democrats are acting, they might believe Mitt Romney is the front-runner to become John McCain’s running mate, Alexander Burns writes in Politico. Denver is abuzz with attacks on the former Massachusetts governor: Barack Obama’s campaign manager called Romney a “job-killing machine,” and Deval Patrick, who has Romney’s old job, pointed out the Republican’s neglect of that position.