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Daily Kos/SEIU State of the Nation Poll: What do voters think of Mitt Romney's $10,00...
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December 21, 2011, 01:41 PM
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News Daily Kos/SEIU State of the Nation Poll: What do voters think of Mitt Romney's $10,000 bet?
Daily Kos Wrote:It was probably something he fired off without even thinking, the kind of casual remark that someone like GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney makes as a matter of course:

RICK PERRY: I'm listenin' to you, Mitt, and I'm hearin' you say all the right things. But I read your first book and it said in there that your mandate in Massachusetts which should be the model for the country. And I know it came out of— of the— the reprint of the book. But, you know, I'm just sayin', you were for individual mandates, my friend.

MITT ROMNEY: You know what? You've raised that before, Rick. And— you're simply wrong.

RICK PERRY: It— it— it was true then. It's true now.

MITT ROMNEY: That— now, this— Rick, I'll— I'll tell you what. 10,000 bucks— $10,000 bet?

Perry, of course, declined (saying "I'm not a betting man"), but immediately after the Dec. 10 Republican debate in Iowa, pundits went wild. Romney's bet showed, they said, how out-of-touch he is with normal Americans, that he can [...]

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