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August 11, 2011

Romney: My God, You’re Just Human Beings?

Romney Corporations are People

Sure, it was stunning when Romney said corporations are people.

Perhaps even more telling, however, was his sudden, shocked reaction (the practiced unflappability gone in a millisecond) when people started laughing out loud. Like a tense throwback to the “George Bush Sr. supermarket scanner incident,” this corporate barker demonstrated not-an-ounce of sensitivity to the fact there are two Americas, as he stands there defying the reality of the other one. Guess you paid for the flag, too?

In a funny visual quirk, it looks like Romney is juggling the balls from a street lamp in his hand. They could as well have been silver spoons.

(video via americanbridge21st.)

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