If only Romney had waited patiently for the garbage truck to rumble up the drive, so that he could pounce out and enfold the trash collector in a warm embrace, he might have spared himself this ferocious attack from Obama’s union cronies at the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees:
Incredibly, this ad appears to be on the level.
Not that this garbage needs to be refuted, but Romney already did so in 2010, on page 251 of his book No Apology: The Case for American Greatness:
“During my campaign for governor, I decided to spend a day every few weeks doing the jobs of other people in Massachusetts. …
“One day I gathered trash as a garbage collector. I stood on that little platform at the back of the truck, holding on as the driver navigated his way through the narrow streets of Boston. As we pulled up to traffic lights, I noticed that the shoppers and businesspeople who were standing only a few feet from me didn’t even see me. It was as if I was invisible. Perhaps it was because a lot of us don’t think garbage men are worthy of notice; I disagree — anyone who works that hard deserves our respect. — I wasn’t a particularly good garbage collector: at one point, after filling the trough at the back of the truck, I pulled the wrong hydraulic lever. Instead of pushing the load into the truck, I dumped it onto the street. Maybe the suits didn’t notice me, but the guys at the construction site sure did…”
The moonbats are truly desperate to find something to club Romney with. Yet they can find nothing that any adult would take seriously.