BOOKS THE REAL ROMNEY ey MICHAEL KRANISH AND Scon HELMAN HARPERCOOINS, NEW VORX 2012, 336 PAGES, $27.99 This book builds on tfie work of Boston Globe political reporters who authored tha newspaper's seven-part biographical series published when Mitt Romney first ran for the presidency in the 2008 primaries. In earty 1999, Romney receNed a can from Salt Lake City, where tie 2002 Writer Olympics ves mired in controversy The Satt Lake Olympic Committee had engaged ii a "culture of conupSon" that permeated high-stakes International competition to get the Games.\n Now 55 and 'something of a media phenomenon," he was a much different man from the political neophyte of 1 994. The state faced a budget "meftdown," a potential $650,000,000 deficit By eliminating much waste and inefficiency and restructuring state government (a 603 job reduction), Ftomney successfully led the state through Hs fiscal maelstrom- "unquestionably one ci his toy achievemens Aside from making Massachusetts fiscally responsible, Gov. Romney sought to create for the state a marketplace-driven health care plan.
Pages to are hidden for
"THE REAL ROMNEY"Please download to view full document