How Romney reacted on social media to ‘47 percent’ remark

The campaign ignored the topic and attempted to change the subject.

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The term #RomneyEncore was one of Twitter’s trending topics on Tuesday, as thousands of tweets mocked the candidate. The YouTube clip showing Romney utter the infamous remarks has more views than any of his campaign videos, while the campaign’s Facebook page is packed with nasty comments.

Meanwhile, President Obama has launched a full-scale social media assault on his opponent, with one online video showing people react to the “47 percent” remark.

The Romney campaign’s response to the social media onslaught: Ignore.

Neither Gov. Romney’s Twitter feed nor that of his campaign have mentioned the video. His top spokesperson, Andrea Saul, hasn’t tweeted since the video story broke, nor has his top strategist Eric Fehrnstrom.

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