Video: Actress Rosie Perez Mocks Mitt Romney's Wealthy Upbringing

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Last month, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney got outed for slamming the "47 percent" of Americans. 

In the same speech, which was secretly recorded, Romney also said "Had [my dad] been born of Mexican parents, I’d have a better shot at winning this. I say that jokingly, but it would be helpful to be Latino.”

In response, actress Rosie Perez slammed Romney in a new Super PAC video (below) released this week by, a collaboration between American Bridge 21st Century and the Jewish Council for Education and Research, reports

Perez said: “Hispanics represent 17 percent of the population and account for less than 2 percent of all elected and appointed officials. The advantage is obvious. Think of all our Hispanic-American presidents: From Jorge Washington to Jorge Bush, uno y dos."

“Unfortunately for you, Mitt, you were cursed with the hard-knock life of growing up as the son of a wealthy governor and auto executive. And when your father paid your way through private school, Harvard, Harvard Law, and bought your first car? I just can’t imagine how difficult that must have been for you.”


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