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Flip Romney Flops Again: 47% Comments 'Just Completely Wrong'

This flip-flop took 17 days

Huffington Post - FISHERSVILLE, Va. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has described his disparaging remarks about the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes as "not elegantly stated." Now he's calling them "just completely wrong."

The original remarks, secretly recorded during a fundraiser in May and posted online in September by the magazine Mother Jones, sparked intense criticism of Romney and provided fodder to those who portray him as an out-of-touch millionaire oblivious to the lives of average Americans. The remarks became a staple of Obama campaign criticism.

Initially, Romney defended his view, telling reporters at a news conference shortly after the video was posted that his remarks were "not elegantly stated" and that they were spoken "off the cuff." He didn't disavow them, however, and later adopted as a response when the remarks were raised that his campaign supports "the 100 percent in America."

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Obamington Post-

The Huffington(Obamington)Post Is A Liberal News Group- They Report Stories That Makes It SOOOOOOO Obvious That They Are Owned By An Obama Supporter-

I honestly don't feel he

I honestly don't feel he meant to say screw those 47% like MSNBC is trying to say. With that being said Mitt, you're still a douchebag.

this is the funniest thing I've read today--

thanks for the chuckle--



it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Not a surprise

There actually was considerable truth contained in Romney's 47% remark. He would have done better to own the statement and stand by it. I had looked forward to Romney defending that statement in the next debate with Obama. No surprise really that he would flip flop and disown this position too for what he considers expedient.

The only thing he's consistent with....

Is his ability to lie and flip-flop...

I don't understand the people on here that are even considering supporting Romney who has proved time and time again, that all he does is lie, cheat, and change flip flop on his positions. Even with a consistent history of this, some fools actually believe that he will uphold his word! SMH....

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