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Mitt Doesn't Think That Nearly Half the People In This Country Are Moochers After All

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After weeks of acknowledging only that his
“47 percent” remarks were “not elegantly stated,”
Mitt Romney now says that they were “just
completely wrong.”         —News reports

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Calvin Trillin
Calvin Trillin, the author of Random House's Deciding the Next Decider: The 2008 Presidential Election in Rhyme,...

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On a Nation cruise, the maritime adventure I usually refer to as “Lefties at Sea,” I used to take it for granted that some of the guests were troubled by my presence.


He was, he says, completely wrong;
To care for everyone is vital.
He’s singing now a different song,
And “Etch A Sketch” is that song’s title.

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