On May 17, 2012 Romney was speaking in a Republican fundraiser at the home of a private equity executive in Boca Raton, Florida. A couple of months before the presidential election, a video of the event was released by Mother Jones magazine.
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The Lunatic Fringe of the political spectrum is my favourite hang-out. This month, my nation re-elected a president whose emotional range in tone of voice rivals that of Stephen Hawking.
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In his historic victory speech in 2008, the-then senator Barack Obama began with these ringing words: “If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible
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Dear Francesco, I lost touch with you after I returned home for good from the US, where, you may remember, I was a student for eight years during the 1980s.
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President Barack Obama’s re-election is good news for the world economy and financial markets. Of course a victory by Mitt Romney, unlikely though it was, might have been even better news, which is perhaps why stock markets fell sharply after the election.
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Amid the triumphant acclamation and the reluctant resignation of the two presidential candidates’ early morning speeches was the hint that politics is about to take a strange turn.