Hey, Remember How Sean Hannity Thought the 47 Percent Tape Was Great for Romney?

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Sept. 27 2012 10:56 AM

Hey, Remember How Sean Hannity Thought the 47 Percent Tape Was Great for Romney?

On September 18, the day after the "47 percent" video was released by Mother Jones, Sean Hannity tried to convince his viewers that Mitt Romney just won the lottery. "What on earth is the controversy?" he asked. "If I'm Governor Romney, I run with this all day long."

Strangely, Barack Obama's beat Romney to the finish line. He's the one using the "47 percent" tape.

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But surely the Romney ad using this tape is coming any day now.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.