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Mildred Purse offers Expletive Therapy to Mitt Romney

Among Mildred Purse's accomplishments is an uncanny ability to help the mentally deprived. Recognizing that Mitt Romney does possess mental abilities, she offers him a formula for attaining peace of mind as he tries to survive without suffering a massive implosion. 




Here is what you do. Governor. When you encounter a group that is jobless hit them with the marriage is a man and a woman thing. Then instead of talking on, pause and stare at them with a quizzical expression on your face. Suggesting sympathy. Stay cool. When the media ask you what was up in there, you say, Listen, I never pull any punches. I am the same yesterday today and tomorrow. Then stare at them. And before they can come back at you, drop few choice expletives they will have to bleep. This will establish you immediately as the front runner.  You will feel a catharsis and experience a month of self-satisfied chuckles.  

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