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Romney: I was wrong about the 47 percent
Team Romney is reportedly planning an October surprise, but voters may be too cynical to fall for such a political Hail-Mary campaign tactic.
Team Romney is reportedly planning an October surprise, but voters may be too cynical to fall for such a political Hail-Mary campaign tactic.
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itt Romney is admitting he was "completely wrong" when he described 47 percent of Americans as "victims" mooching off of the government. The Republican presidential candidate had previously argued that his remarks were "not elegantly stated." The shift comes after Romney's strong debate performance on Wednesday night. The GOPer changed his tune when asked by Fox News what he would have said if the remarks, which surfaced 17 days ago, had come up during the face-off. Romney said that sometimes while campaigning, thoughts don't come out right, but in this case, "I said something just completely wrong."

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