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Romney derides Obama supporters in hidden-camera speech

Publié par Clifford Armion le 18/09/2012

Patricia Zengerle

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney dismissed supporters of President Barack Obama - almost half of U.S. voters - as people who live off government handouts and do not "care for their lives," in a potentially damaging video.
The video, taken secretly at a fundraising event for the former private-equity executive, was the latest setback for his campaign, which is struggling with low poll numbers and reports of infighting.
Romney hastily called a news conference in Costa Mesa, California, to respond to the video. He said his comments were not well stated, but he did not back away from them.
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"Romney derides Obama supporters in hidden-camera speech", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2012. Consulté le 23/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/romney-derides-obama-supporters-in-hidden-camera-speech