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Obama campaign jumps on Romney's 47 percent comment (VIDEO)

Well, that was fast. The Mother Jones "secret video" scoop has entered the race, big time.
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US President Barack Obama (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Well, that was fast.

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign didn't waste much time pouncing on Mitt Romney and the GOP candidate's very bad day.

In a YouTube video titled "47 percent," the Obama team is putting Romney's latest video gaffe front and center.

The official campaign video purports to show real Americans reacting to a "secret video" obtained by Mother Jones of Romney at a dinner with private donors.

In the Mother Jones video now going viral around the web, Romney spoke — in an "off the cuff" manner — about the 47 percent of Americans who he said are "dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled."

That's not exactly what most middle class voters want to hear, particularly in swing states like Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and other places around the United States where incomes are falling and living standards are declining.

Here's how Team Obama pounced:

Also today, Mother Jones released the full 49-minute version of the Romney talk.

Here's what that looks like, in two-parts:

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/america-the-gutted/obama-campaign-jumps-romneys-47-percent-video

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