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Romney Aide's Comment A Boon For Etch A Sketch

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Supporter of former Pennsylvania Sen. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, Alex Strahan, of Hattiesburg, Miss., displays an Etch A Sketch drawing instrument at a campaign event for Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, in Metairie, La., Friday, March 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Supporter of former Pennsylvania Sen. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, Alex Strahan, of Hattiesburg, Miss., displays an Etch A Sketch drawing instrument at a campaign event for Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, in Metairie, La., Friday, March 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Mitt Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom recently compared his candidate's campaign to a shakable Etch-A-Sketch toy. The gaffe wasn't good for Romney, but it was good for Etch A Sketch.

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