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Since the debate, Mitt Romney's been running from his 47 percent comments. But AFSCME and Priorities USA Action aren't letting him escape the words he intended to keep secret. According to Greg Sargent, they're putting more than $1 million into running this ad in Ohio and Virginia:
Announcer: Mitt Romney said a lot in the debate. But Romney was caught saying very different things at a $50,000 a plate fundraiser. Listen:

Romney: There are 47 percent of the people ... who believe that they are victims ... who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it. ... My job is not to worry about those people.

Announcer: That's what Romney really thinks about veterans.

Romney: My job is not to worry about those people.

Announcer: About police officers.

Romney: My job is not to worry about those people.

Announcer: About seniors on Social Security.

Romney: My job is not to worry about those people.

Announcer: Romney's plan makes middle class families pay $2000 a year more, while giving multi-millionaires like himself a tax cut. Behind closed doors, he's just not looking out for us.

Romney bounced out of the debate, and his hope for keeping that already ebbing bounce going lies in getting voters to forget just what he says about them when he thinks only rich supporters can hear him. This ad, with the substantial buy behind it, is going to make his task that much harder.

Originally posted to Daily Kos Labor on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT.

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