Carter’s Grandson Leaked Romney Video

    LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17:  Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters after addressing the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's 33rd annual national convention on September 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Romney's campaign staff says it plans to retool their message by being more specific of Romney's policies.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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    A video of Mitt Romney behind closed doors blasting the 47 percent of Americans he says don’t pay income tax has gone viral so quickly that the most wicked influenza strains are undoubtedly jealous. Now, New York’s Daily Intel reports that former President Jimmy Carter’s grandson is to blame—or thank, depending on your view. James Carter IV is credited as a research assistant on the Mother Jones piece that broke the story. Carter spends time “almost every day” searching for video clips of Republicans. Once he unearthed today’s infamous footage, he put the source in contact with Mother Jones, who he has worked with before.

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