Friday, July 20, 2007

Posse of Mittwits

Not one of Romney's staff; just a fan. Mittwit.

The Mittwit's best and brightest campaign staff made up fake police badges to get special treatment. Mittwits.

Boston Herald: Romney aide’s bogus badges: Sources detail ‘illegal’ security tactic

In an apparent violation of the law, a controverisal aide to ex-Gov. Mitt Romney created phony law enforcement badges that he and other staffers used on the campaign trail to strong-arm reporters, avoid paying tolls and trick security guards into giving them immediate access to campaign venues, sources told the Herald.

The bogus badges were part of the bizarre security tactics allegedly employed by Jay Garrity, the director of operations for Romney who is under investigation for impersonating a law enforcement officer in two states. Garrity is on a leave of absence from the campaign while the probe is ongoing.

A campaign source said Garrity directed underlings on Romney’s presidential staff to use the badges at events nationwide to create an image of security and to ensure that the governor’s events went smoothly.

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