Romney: Obama wants Americans to be ‘ashamed of success’

Mitt Romney hammered President Obama on the stump Tuesday over the president’s recent comments on the relationship between government and business, saying his opponent wants Americans to be “ashamed of success.”

The Republican presidential candidate seized on Obama’s gaffe Friday in which he suggested businesses owe their success in large part to government investment and said to business owners, “you didn’t build that.”

Romney, speaking to a crowd outside Pittsburgh, worked the comments into his campaign theme that Obama represents a big-government approach harmful to business. He called the comments “startling and revealing,” returning to them repeatedly throughout his address.



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