On September 26, the Huffington Post reported:
“Mitt Romney’s routine castigation of the President Obama-“Harvard faculty lounge” nexus has always rung a bit hollow, considering the former Massachusetts governor’s own ties to the university.
UPDATE: The American Bridge, a Democratic non-government research group, sends over two more anecdotes that further complicate Romney’s digs at Obama’s Harvard roots. The former Massachusetts Governor has turned to Harvard Business School graduate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman to help trumpet his job creation proposals, even quoting her in the plan itself.
Romney also gave $50,000 to the Harvard Business School in 2003, according to IRS filings — underscoring either how much he actually values the institution from which he graduated or illustrating how deeply he wanted to maintain good relations with the university at the time.”
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Published: Sep 26, 2011