Mitt Romney pounces on Obama saying private sector 'doing fine'

Published: Friday, June 8 2012 4:22 p.m. MDT

In this June 6, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks, in San Antonio, Texas.

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Los Angeles Times writer Seema Mehta posted this entry about Mitt Romney's reaction to Pres. Obama's remarks this morning on the economy:

"Mitt Romney hit back at President Obama's comments Friday morning that the private sector was 'doing fine,' with the GOP nominee saying it was evidence that the president does not understand the economy or the financial struggles facing Americans.

"'Is he really that out of touch? I think he's defining what it means to be detached and out of touch with the American people,' Romney told supporters gathered in a park in Council Bluffs, Iowa. 'Has there ever been an American president who is so far from reality?'"

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