Mitt Romney's Top 5 Side-Eye Worthy Campaign Comments
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney (Images: File)

Well, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has really gotten himself in hot water throughout his campaign with insights and comments that have raised more than an eyebrow. His uber-conservative stance on government aid, foreign affairs and minorities have prompted everything from side eyes to utter outrage, and the release of a video featuring comments he made to wealthy contributors in Florida didn’t help. Take a look at five such gaffes in his campaign that have not helped his image, as his and Obama’s voter support gap narrows. (The latest Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Obama holding 48% support from likely voters to the GOP opponent’s 43%. )

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.