For what it's worth, I don't fault Obama for some of his strategic choices. Liberals are stewing over his refusal to slap Romney for his infamous 47-percent riff. I think Obama made the right call. Pretty much anyone for whom that was likely to matter has already heard the Romney recording. By reminding them of it, Obama risked looking overly snide or cutting.
Against the Usage of 'the 47%'
It's not that Obama should have used the phrase. it's that he failed to land a blow on Romney anywhere else.
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