Romney Administration Spent $100,000 in Public Funds to Purge Email Records

 Mitt Romney turned to 'socialism' to hide his emails from public view. It turns out it's not cheap to cover up your electronic communications...

Mitt Romney spent nearly $100,000 in state funds to replace computers in his office at the end of his term as governor of Massachusetts in 2007 as part of an unprecedented effort to keep his records secret, Reuters has learned.

The move during the final weeks of Romney's administration was legal but unusual for a departing governor, Massachusetts officials say.

The effort to purge the records was made a few months before Romney launched an unsuccessful campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008.

...but as long as you're spending public funds, then it's no big deal, right? After all, you're running for office, for Pete's sake.


Daily Kos / By Jed Lewison | Sourced from

Posted at December 6, 2011, 6:12am

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