Mitt Romney stands by gaffe but says case not ‘elegantly stated’
Ewen MacAskill in Washington, guardian.co.uk
Romney confirms authenticity of video where he calls 47% of voters government-dependent, in most damaging mishap yet
Mitt Romney’s campaign came close to hitting the self-destruct button when he stood by a secret video recording suggesting that …
With those words, Mitt Romney didn’t just dig himself a hole. He stole a backhoe, dug a really deep hole, drove the backhoe into the hole, wired the backhoe with explosives and blew it up.
Gaffes aside, bluntness and honesty are always admirable.