Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney’s 47 Percent Rant

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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


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