Romney Ribbed for ‘Unemployed’ Joke

    Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks during the first 2012 Republican presidential candidates' debate in Manchester, New Hampshire June 13, 2011.    AFP PHOTO / Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Maybe Mitt Romney shouldn’t try comedy again. The GOP frontrunner is currently taking fire from Democrats after he told a group of jobless Floridians, “I’m also unemployed.” The joke, which Romney told in the context of slamming Obama’s economic policy, drew a fierce response from DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who called Romney “incredibly out of touch,” and “a man who wants of nothing.” Romney’s camp called the smear an “absurd distortion,” and reiterated his attack on Obama.

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