What if Mitt Romney visited Solyndra and no one noticed?

Mary Altaffer/AP

Mitt Romney had a decent shot at owning the news cycle Thursday when he hosted a press conference in front of Solyndra, every conservative's favorite (Obama) mistake. Talk about bad timing.

The photo op that arose from it made for some good optics, and we hadn't talked about Obama's investments in green energy, some of which go to companies whose ideas fail, in, oh, months (the news that federally subsidized Solyndra filed for bankruptcy happened months ago.) And yet, the moment went awry thanks to John Edwards.
 
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