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More in the Annals of Retroactivity

In explaining why his boss’s name appeared on SEC-filed documents as the chair and chief executive of Bain Capital up until 2002 even though Romney claims to have left the company in 1999, top Romney adviser, Ed Gillespie, stated there was no discrepancy because Romney had retired “retroactively” in 1999.

In other news, Arianna Huffington now claims she was never actually a political conservative, but has been retroactively progressive her entire life.

Rupert Murdoch insists that his media empire has been innocent of all wiretapping charges retroactively over the last ten years (or whenever the statute of limitations is).

And Bill Clinton has announced that he has been faithful to his wife retroactively for the entire term of their marriage, beginning in 1975.