This article is made possible with the generous contributions of all reader supported Evergreene Digest readers like you. Thank you!
The secret video obtained of Mitt Romney speaking off-message at a fundraiser for some of his wealthiest donors has put his campaign in quite the tight spot, forcing the candidate to make a hastily-arranged late-night press conference appearance last night. Romney has suggested that people must see the whole video and this afternoon Mother Jones complied; the full video is posted below.
At his press conference last night, Romney halfheartedly defended the surreptitiously-obtained remarks that leaked yesterday, remarks which, as we reported, disparaged almost half of the population, the 47% of hard-core Obama supporters, characterized by Romney as freeloaders whom he could never reach.
8 Falsehoods, Lies and Misstatements From Romney Fundraising Video, Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet
(September 17, 2012) The real Mitt Romney speaks his mind; and he's as twisted as he is misinformed.
Romney Says Typical Middle-Class Homes Earn $250,000 A Year, Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet