Do not vote for this man! Via AP:
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, clearly irritated by a handful of hecklers amid supporters at the Iowa State Fair, insisted Thursday that “corporations are people,” a comment Democrats gleefully predicted would be a defining moment of his campaign.
Hours before he was to face most of his primary opponents in an Iowa debate, the former Massachusetts governor was outlining options for reining in the federal deficit and overhauling entitlement programs. He acknowledged that raising taxes on individuals was an option, but he said he opposed it.
That’s when about a dozen hecklers started shouting at him.
“Corporations! Corporations!” they said, seemingly suggesting that corporations should take the brunt of new taxes.
“Corporations are people, my friend,” Romney said with uncharacteristic pique…
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