David Corn on the 47% Video: What Was Romney Thinking?
David Corn on the 47% Video: What Was Romney Thinking?
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Sept. 30 2012 9:45 AM

David Corn on the 47% Video: What Was Romney Thinking?

David Corn of Mother Jones is the journalist who gave us the now-famous video of Mitt Romney speaking derisively of 47 percent of Americans. I asked Corn what he thought motivated Romney to make those comments, and it turns out his theory differs from mine:

You can watch the whole conversation on BhTV.

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