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October 1, 2012 12:00 AM

Cathy Young: Romney is right to highlight government dependency

Mitt Romney’s candid-camera comments, telling donors at a fundraiser that nearly half of Americans are sure to vote for President Obama because they are handout-seeking, responsibility-shirking victims, have been widely deplored, even by many conservatives. But the blunder could be a teachable moment about the growth of the welfare state and entitlements – as long as the debate focuses on facts, not inflammatory rhetoric.

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