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Identity Of Man Behind '47 Percent' Video Revealed (VIDEO)
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The man who surreptitiously recorded Mitt Romney's infamous "47 percent" comment spoke out in an interview that aired on MSNBC's "The Ed Show" Wednesday, revealing his name and appearing on camera.
"My name is Scott Prouty. I'm a regular guy, middle class, hardworking guy," he said. "You know, I think, I'd like to think I have a good moral compass and a core, and I think I have a little bit of empathy. I think I have a little more empathy than Mitt Romney had."
Prouty, who was bartending that night, said he brought a camera in his backpack because he thought Romney might pose for pictures with the staff. He said he was interested to hear what Romney had to say at the event.
"I didn't go there with a grudge, you know, against Romney, I was more interested as a voter," he said.
Prouty added that after he heard Romney's remarks, he felt an obligation to get the tape out there.