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Romney rejoins Marriott
board of directors

CBS News, by Jake Miller

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/3/2012 9:10:11 PM

He came from the business world, and to the business world he returns. 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has rejoined the board of directors of Marriott International, Inc., the company said Monday. Romney´s board term begins today. J.W. Marriott, Jr., Marriott´s executive chairman, said the company is "delighted that Gov. Romney has agreed to rejoin our board, on which he has served with distinction twice before. We will benefit from his tremendous energy and capability to guide long-term success in an increasingly complex business environment." Arne Sorenson, the

I´m so sorry this exceptional business man is not going to be our president. I didn´t agree with everything he said but he sure would have put this country back on the right track economically.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 12/3/2012 9:21:26 PM     (No. 9047010)

Very nice, everybody should have a hobby.
I expect we´ll still get a chocolate mint on our pillows.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/3/2012 10:08:55 PM     (No. 9047041)

What a loss for this nation. Gov. Romney could have saved us.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: noproblems, 12/3/2012 11:31:40 PM     (No. 9047114)

Obviously this is where Romney got his money to buy his primary victory.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Former lurker, 12/4/2012 7:20:56 AM     (No. 9047368)

Oh for Pete´s sake #3, get over it. That primary was won in the trenches by hand to hand combat. No donor from The Marriot Group to Adelson was the deciding factor.

I only wish we had Romney to take a whack at countries problems.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 12/4/2012 9:03:52 AM     (No. 9047581)

One need not disparage Mitt Romney´s business career to recognize how central money was to Romney´s primary victory. He out-raised and out-spent his rivals by a considerable amount. The lion´s share was used for negative ads with $15 million spent in Florida alone, giving Mitt a 5 to 1 advantage. It was an air war, and Romney won it by carpet bombing his opponents. The unprecedented level of negative ads helped push Romney´s favorable/unfavorable poll numbers to unprecedented lows, from which he never fully recovered.

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