Mitt Holds Ground on 47%

Mitt holds a press conference to restate - sadly, in more benign language - his hidden camera comments. Happily, he didn't back off from them... but the wimpy language makes you feel like that's what he's doing.

I am sure I can state it more clearly and effectively than I did in a setting like that,” he told reporters assembled quickly at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts before attending a fundraiser.

This is ultimately a question about the direction of the country. Do you believe in a government-centered society that provides more and more benefits? Or do you believe instead in a free-enterprise society where people are able to pursue their dreams?”