Romney responds to ’47 percent’ crisis, via Jimmy Fallon

The late-night host devises a satirical retort to the GOP candidate’s latest campaign setback. Plus, NYC ballots require a magnifying glass, an in-house agency pub crawl, anti-Islam ads hit the subways, and more.

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A “Saturday Night Live” season premiere is bittersweet. The laughs are welcome, but the disappearing faces are an unfortunate repercussion. (We miss you, Kristin Wiig.) Alas, while Jason Sudeikis’ return to the program—and portrayal of presidential hopeful Mitt Romney—brought a smile to my face, it’s another “SNL” alum’s rendering of the GOP nominee who has our vote this sketch comedy election season. Watch as Jimmy Fallon responds on the former governor’s behalf to his recent “47 percent” controversy.

Of course, Romney has since responded. During a Univision forum on Wednesday night, he told constituents that his “campaign is for the 100 percent of America.” And then he told them again, and again, and again.

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