“I feel bad for Romney,” Nicholas Lemann says, “in the sense that he’s so unable to deal with things in the political storm.” If you let Mitt Romney’s post-forty-seven-per-cent ads tell it, though, he’s the compassionate one. In one, he says, “President Obama and I both care about poor and middle-class families. The difference is my policies will make things better for them.”
Lemann joins Dorothy Wickenden on this week’s Political Scene podcast to discuss his profile of Romney (available to subscribers) and whether or not Romney will be able to dig out of this hole.
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