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Romney’s New Bain Troubleshooter Is Ex-BP Publicist/Fannie Mae Lobbyist/Iraq War Strategist

Mitt Romney has tapped a leading public relations expert with a long resume of controversial work to help deflect attack ads targeting the Republican candidate’s years at Bain Capital.

Michele Davis, currently a partner at the Brunswick Group, worked on Capitol Hill in the early 1990s, where she helped Newt Gingrich craft the 1994 “Contract With America.”

She later took a position at Fannie Mae and held an executive position at a time when the mortgage giant engaged in “extensive financial fraud,” according to ABC News.

During the administration of George W. Bush, Davis served as deputy national security adviser for strategic communications and global outreach. In this role she helped craft the White House’s strategy for winning the “hearts and minds” of Muslims following the invasion of Iraq.


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well...isn't this convenient....

This is not even a revolving door any more..... It's a corporatist CIRCLE-JERK! Yes - I know she is a woman....but I am sure they will fix her up with the proper neocon/corporatist prosthetic to get the job done....

Is she the replacement for Rick Gorka?

He has been missing for some reason.
Can't think why #Poland #Romneyshambles

The Dems are going to have fun with this appointment.
They are already on to it.
Romney has made another gaffe.

PR for Hank Paulson during the Tarp bailout

PR for BP during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

PR for Fannie Mae.

PR to sell the Iraq war

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