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Romney Campaign Video Takes Obama Wildly Out-Of-Context

A new web video from the Romney campaign claims the President flip-flopped on hiring more government workers. But, in context, he was talking about the decline in public sector employment during the last recession, compared to an increase under Ronald Reagan.

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The Romney campaign video.

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Obama's full comment.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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