Campaign Conversations – The gaffes

25 September 2012

Written by: Erdem Koc

A secretly recorded video of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney landed him in hot water last week.

The video shows Romney writing off 47 per cent of American voters as ‘victims’ who are dependent on government and pay no tax.

But it wasn’t the best of weeks for Barack Obama either, who said you ‘can’t change Washington from the inside’.

Eric and Liam discuss these points in this special ‘election gaffe’ podcast.

Listen here:

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Eric George is studying a Graduate Diploma of Journalism at La Trobe University.  You can follow him on Twitter: @ericpaulgeorge

Liam Quinn is a second-year Bachelor of Journalism student at La Trobe University, currently on exchange at Michigan State University.  You can follow him on Twitter: @liamquinn23