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Romney High School Classmate:He Was Kind Of A Jerk

Mitt Romney's campaign is asking for old friends from high school to come out in support of him in response to a Washington Post story alleging Romney bullied a gay classmate and forcibly cut his hair. But according to one Romney classmate, Michael Barone, who is now a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Romney was "kind of a jerk" like many other 14-year-olds.

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

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