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Rachel Maddow

Beneath a Romney lie, a racist dog whistle

Melissa Harris-Perry, host of “Melissa Harris-Perry” on MSNBC weekend mornings, talks with Rachel Maddow about why a new ad in which Mitt Romney lies about President Obama and welfare reform is really designed to play on racist associations of blacks and welfare and in particular attempts to turn women away from gender defensiveness to racial resentment.


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