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'The Real Mitt Romney' Channels Eminem

'Will the real Mitt Romney please stand up?'

(Newser) - Flip-flopping Mitt Romney has been plagued by the question, "Will the real Mitt Romney please stand up?" In a new, brilliant mash-up by Hugh Atkin spotted by the Huffington Post , it's President Obama asking that question in a send-up of the Eminem classic "The Real Slim Shady.... More »

Daily Show: Romney Like the 'Man Who Fired Your Dad'

Money is his Achilles heel, John Oliver explains

(Newser) - Mitt Romney's $10,000 bet was such a big deal, John Oliver explained last night on the Daily Show , because it "feeds into the pre-existing narrative about Mitt Romney being an out-of-touch multi-millionaire." Every candidate has an Achilles heel, Oliver said, and money is Mitt's: "... More »

Last Night's Debate: The Winners and Losers

Gingrich does well, Romney flubs, but was Obama the big winner?

(Newser) - Newt Gingrich was the big winner of last night's GOP debate, along with Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry, says Chris Cillizza in the Washington Post . "The former House Speaker seems to be adjusting nicely to his newfound frontrunner status." The big losers were Mitt Romney, thanks to... More »

Romney's $10K Bet a Bad Move

Big-money bet makes Romney look rich, out of touch, say critics

(Newser) - Trailing a surging Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney needed to make a splash in last night's GOP debate to take back the momentum. Well, Romney definitely splashed, thanks to his bold $10,000 wager over his belief in an individual mandate for health insurance—but how much do you want... More »

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