Biden: Romney’s ‘Firing’ Line Taken Out of Context
Politico’s Emily Schultheis reports:
Joe Biden, speaking via teleconference with New Hampshire voters tonight, said Mitt Romney’s “firing” comment was taken out of context — but that the meaning behind the comment was clear:
Biden conceded Romney’s widely commented-on comment that he “likes being able to fire people” was “probably taken a little out of context,” but said the remark nonetheless reflected Romney’s true sentiments.
“He thinks it’s more important for the stockholders and the shareholders and the investors and the venture capital guys to do well than for those employees to be part of the bargain,” Biden said.