Today's tapes show Mitt Romney stating that peace between Israel and Palenstine is "almost unthinkable" and that he would "kick the ball down the field" for someone else to resolve.
Meanwhile, more attention is being paid to other moments from Monday's release, namely Romney's half-joke that he'd have an easier time being elected if he had "Mexican parents" and his claim that his mere election will boost the economy "without actually doing anything."
Peter Goodman has a great take on the subtext of Romney's 47% statement and why it has resonated (negatively) with so many:
The reason the video kills what remains of his bid for the White House is because of what it tells us about his understanding of the basic facts of the American situation: He thinks there is nothing fundamentally wrong with the economy, and there are plenty of lucrative opportunities out there for anyone willing to work for them. [...]
But what Romney just got caught saying on video is that everything is pretty much fine. If it's not fine for you and your family, that's your own whiny fault. [...]
80 percent of the workforce has seen their wages decline in real terms over the last quarter-century, and the average household has seen 40 percent of its wealth disappear during the Great Recession[...]
Those people who used to work in factories in Michigan and Ohio, where they earned enough to support their families but who now work at Walmart earning enough to qualify for food stamps, Romney just branded them lazy.
Mother Jones has released a new unblurred version of the video: