“The Context Is Worse Than the Quote”

Many conservatives didn’t think Mitt Romney was a good spokesman for our movement, but the fact is that right now, he, more than anyone else, is lifting high the banner of free enterprise and American tradition. Democrats have tried to defend “you didn’t build it” by suggesting that Obama’s pronouncement was taken out of context. But on Larry Kudlow’s TV show, Romney made the same point we have made here: the context was worse than the quote. To fully appreciate how bad it was, you have to read or watch the entire speech:

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