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June 25, 2013
Romney's "47 %" gaffe underscores the need for leaders to have studied deeply in first principles (and donors can help by funding the liberal arts).
"When conservative donors to Mitt Romney’s campaign heard the infamous '47 percent' remark and Romney’s response in the following days, they must have shaken their heads in dismay. How could such an intelligent man and successful capitalist prove so inept in addressing the entitlement state?" -- Mark Bauerlein, the Witherspoon Institute's PublicDiscourse.com