Mitt’s Classic Gaffe (and Gift to Rick)

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Romney: “You can’t have any illegals working on our property. I’m running for office, for pete’s sake, we can’t have illegals”

This is a classic case of gaffe as excessive candor — not ‘that’s outrageous, you can’t have illegals working on my property’ but ‘dude, I’m running for office, hiring illegals will kill me’

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