Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief David Corn Talks About Obtaining Tape Of Romney 47% Comments

10:39 PM, Sep 18, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Mitt Romney is back on the defensive on Tuesday after declaring in a secretly taped fundraiser that almost half of all Americans are government dependent "victims" who he doesn't care about.

Even some prominent conservatives are hammering the Republican nominee. New York Times columnist David Brooks compared Romney to Thurston Howell III from "Gilligan's Island." Former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough described this as one of the worst weeks a Presidential candidate has faced in memory.

Here's a one-on-one interview our Bruce Leshan conducted with "Mother Jones" Washington Bureau Chief David Corn, who obtained the video shot at a $50,000-a-plate Florida fundraiser in Boca Raton, Fla., at the home of a hedge fund manager.

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