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How Mitt Romney Sees The United States (INTERACTIVE)

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Over the course of the 2012 campaign, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has proven himself a master of a routine political tactic: the pander.

The former Massachusetts governor has massaged his skills, catering to specific regions and groups of constituents. As the primary transitions to the general election, the map below reflects an interpretation of Romney's vision of the United States. While the representation is largely satirical, click on filled-in tiles to hear how Romney has previously pandered on the trail during the campaign. Or click on the larger picture, if you dare.

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