Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney’s 47 Percent Rant

Article image

Mitt Romney, it seems, will forever be explaining the 47 percent video -- partly because he cannot admit he believed what he said. Romney was once again asked about the video Mother Jonesrevealed last September and here was the exchange: "Yes, it was a very unfortunate statement that I made. It's not what I meant. I didn't express myself as I wished I would have." You might recall that when the video was first posted Romney's campaign issued a statement claiming he wanted "to help all Americans." This was no denial—and no complaint that he had been taken out of context.

Read it at Mother Jones

Get Email Alerts from NationofChange