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One of Romney’s strongest moments last night was when he spoke of Obama’s apology tour and the role America played in promoting freedom in the world. This latest commercial recounts that moment.

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VIDEO TEXT: “In 2009, President Obama Began An Apology Tour Around The World”

MITT ROMNEY: “[T]he President began … an apology tour, of going to various nations … and criticizing America. I think they looked at that and saw weakness.”
 

MITT ROMNEY: “And then the President began what I have called an apology tour, of going to various nations in the Middle East and criticizing America. I think they looked at that and saw weakness.” (U.S. Presidential Debate, Boca Raton, FL, 10/22/12)

MITT ROMNEY: “[T]he reason I call it an apology tour … you went to the Middle East and you flew to Egypt and to Saudi Arabia and to Turkey and Iraq. And … you skipped Israel, our closest friend in the region ….”
 

MITT ROMNEY: “Number two, Mr. President, the reason I call it an apology tour is because you went to the Middle East and you flew to Egypt and to Saudi Arabia and to Turkey and Iraq. And by the way, you skipped Israel, our closest friend in the region, but you went to the other nations.” (U.S. Presidential Debate, Boca Raton, FL, 10/22/12)

VIDEO TEXT: “As President, Barack Obama Has Yet To Visit Israel”

MITT ROMNEY: “You said that … America had dictated to other nations. Mr. President, America has not dictated to other nations. We have freed other nations from dictators.”
 

MITT ROMNEY: “You said that on occasion America had dictated to other nations. Mr. President, America has not dictated to other nations. We have freed other nations from dictators.” (U.S. Presidential Debate, Boca Raton, FL, 10/22/12)

MITT ROMNEY: “I’m Mitt Romney and I approved this message.”

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