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This strategy was the political equivalent of the Muhammed Ali Rope-a-Dope against George Foreman in the heavyweight boxing championship in 1974. Everyone expected a war, but Ali laid back on the ropes and let his bigger, stronger opponent pound away until Foreman was exhausted, and Ali knocked him out.

And I think Romney may have scored a knockout too.

http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2012/10/23/romneys-brillian...
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Romney's Rope-a-Dope was good at least in part because he had a world-class dope to rope.
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