The $10,000 Bet That Could Define Mitt Romney's Run

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The $10,000 Bet That Could Define Mitt Romney’s Run. At the GOP debate on Saturday night, Romney made quite the display of out-of-touch “sophistication” by challenging Rick Perry to a $10,000 bet on live television. In response, the line dominated post-debate TV coverage, thousands of stories popped up online, Jon Huntsman launched this website, and #what10kbuys is still trending on Twitter. Now’s the time to see how Romney does in recovery mode. [Washington Post]

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