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Did Mitt Romney Really Say He Likes Firing People?

Here is the clip that will be taken out of context and turned into advertisements from now until November:

(Thanks to Political Wire.)

In case you’re still catching up on your 2012 election news, Mitt Romney made his fortune at a hedge fund that specialized in mergers, acquisitions and layoffs. While President Obama is vulnerable on the economy, this footage will certainly help him portray Romney (his likely opponent in the general election) as a rich guy who “likes” to fire people.

It will be interesting to see what Republicans do with this in the coming weeks. — PZS

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