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  •  Claiming incompentence re: the 47% remark isn't (1+ / 0-)
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    an improvement on the original GaFF.  Who wants a President who can't be bothered to prepare to speak to donors, voters or other situations where he is required to make a presentation.  If I were one of those who paif $500,000 for this dinner, then find out Mitt didn't put much effort into thinking about responses, I'd be ready to switch parties.

    •  $50,000 for dinner and schmooze (0+ / 0-)

      Donors don't care so much what the candidate says.....They want ACCESS.

      What shocked and offended me the most during the Monica Lewinsky scandal was how quickly Clinton took a phone call from a big campaign donor who wanted to talk about laws that might impact his personal sugar plantation.

      •  if mittens felt he was wrong... (1+ / 0-)
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        ,,,,why did he not challenge some of the questioners who were caught on video at the dinner. he didn't challenge them because he believes what he said.

        •  Simple. He believes it was wrong to say it (0+ / 0-)

          even at a fundraiser.....because by saying it, he got quoted.

          This damaged his reputation and that's just sooooo WRONG!

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