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"How Jimmy Carter's Grandson Helped Leak the Secret Romney Fund-raiser Video" - Joe Coscarelli - New York Magazine
". . .Carter told Intel Daily that 'He put the anonymous video source in touch with the Mother Jones reporter and then butted out, knowing he was on to something. 'Any time you can find a clip that strengthens the narrative already established, that's what becomes a big deal,' Carter explained. 'I've been trying to get paid for this but it hasn't worked out yet. This might help' . . ."
New York Magazine 2012-09-17
"Mother Jones has obtained video of Romney at this intimate dinner and has confirmed its authenticity. The event was held at the home of controversial private equity manager Marc Leder in Boca Raton, Florida, with tickets costing $50,000 a plate. During the freewheeling conversation, a donor asked Romney how the 'Palestinian problem' can be solved. Romney immediately launche into a detailed reply, asserting that the Palestinians have 'no interest whatsoever in establishing peace, adn that the pathway to peace is almost unthinkable to accomplish . . . 'I look at the Palestinians not wanting to see peace anyway, for political purposes, committed to the destruction and elimination of Israel, and these thorny issues, and I say there's just no way.'. . ."
Mother Jones 2012-09-18
"SECRET VIDEO: Romney Tells Millionaire Donors What He Really Thinks of Obama Voters" - David Corn - Mother Jones
"Mother Jones has obtained video of Romney at this intimate fundraiser - where he candidly discussed his campaign strategy and foreign policy ideas in stark terms he does not use in public - and has confirmed its authenticity. To protect the confidential source who provided the video, we have blurred some of the image, and we will not identify the date or location of the veent, which occurred after Romney had clinched the Republican nomination. [UPDATE: We can now report that this fundraiser was held in the Boca Raton home of controversial private equity manager Marc Leder on May 17 and we've removed the blurring from the video. See the original blurred videos here. . . . "
Mother Jones Monday, September 17, 2012
"Romney '47 Percent' Fundraiser Host: Hedge Fund Manager Who Likes Sex Parties" - David Corn - Mother Jones
Mother Jones 2012-09-17
WPTV News Channel - WPTV.com - West Palm Beach, FL 2012-09-18