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09/19/2012 09:14 am ET

Marion Barry Slams Romney 47 Percent Comments In Twitter Screed

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WASHINGTON -- Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry (D) is no stranger to controversial comments.

And for better or worse, Twitter has given the outspoken local politician who currently represents Ward 8 on the D.C. Council an easy-access bugle to trumpet whatever is on his mind.

On Monday, as eye-opening secret videos from a private Mitt Romney (R) fundraiser took the Internet by storm, Barry took to Twitter to decry the now-infamous "47 percent" comments made by the GOP presidential nominee to a group of wealthy donors.

Here's a sampling of Barry's series of tweets, which continued on Tuesday.

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