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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Political Gaffes

Original post made on Sep 24, 2012

Each week the Mountain View Voice heads downtown to Castro Street to ask passersby to weigh in on a current event.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, September 24, 2012, 11:58 AM

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Posted by 47 percent, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 24, 2012 at 12:06 pm

Romney's 47% comment was not a gaffe. The Democrats for months have been trying to paint Romney as candidate for rich people only, and this 47% speech says that it essentially true. Romney compounded his problem by doubling down and saying that he meant what he said about the 47%, though he would have used different words if he knew the 47% was listening. This speech essentially tells the 47% and their friends and supporters what is going to happen to them if Romney wins the election.


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