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When It Comes To MLK, Mitt Romney Had A Dream...Literally

To demonstrate that, while he may look like the Platonic ideal of 1950s sitcom fatherhood, he's still "down" with the "brothers," Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has repeatedly stated that his father "marched with Martin Luther King." When various journalists found no evidence that his father, George Romney, ever marched with the civil rights leader, a spokesman for the Romney campaign qualified the statements:

"He was speaking figuratively, not literally."

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