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Whoopi Goldberg Fires Back At Mitt Romney Over Leaked Comments

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Mitt Romney's had a rough few days.

After surreptitiously-recorded footage of his comments at a closed-door fundraiser went public, the presidential nominee faced scathing criticism from Republicans and Democrats alike.

Now, he's also lost Whoopi Goldberg.

The actress and host of "The View" lashed out at Romney on Twitter Wednesday evening, calling him a confused candidate who "sheds ideas faster than a snake sheds skin."

She was responding to a section of the leaked video, which was secretly shot at a Boca Raton fundraiser in May, where Romney discussed going on "The View"-- and cracked a joke at Goldberg's expense.

"'The View' is high risk because of the five women on it. Only one is conservative and four are sharp-tongued and not conservative, Whoopi Goldberg in particular," he said. "Although the last time I was on the show, she said to me, 'You know what? I think I could vote for you.' And I said, 'I must have done something really wrong.'"

While the other ladies of "The View" addressed Romney's comments on Wednesday's show, Goldberg was absent and didn't get a chance to respond to him on air.

She more than made up for that Wednesday night.

"Well Mr Romney the man I was talking about turned into a man who flushed his ideals down the drain," she wrote. "Yes once I thought there was the possibility of a moderate republican who could make the race with Obama at least interesting. But that was Months ago before your desperation to be Presedent made u forget your ideals."

You can read Goldberg's Twitter tirade in full below.

In an act of damage control earlier on Wednesday, Romney's campaign indicated that he would be returning to the show in October. It seems safe to say he won't be sitting next to Goldberg when he does.


Whoopi Goldberg
Tweet to Mitt Romney, I once had a great deal of respect for you and many of ur stances. You believed like Teddy Kennedy in healthcare and

Whoopi Goldberg
A woman's right to choose and u seemed to actually care about ur people. That was the man I said was someone worth voting for & I said it

Whoopi Goldberg
Publicly today I understand that while talking to like minded folks you took a respectful observation and wondered what you had done wrong

Whoopi Goldberg
To garner that kind of interest from me. Well Mr Romney the man I was talking about turned into a man who flushed his ideals down the drain

Whoopi Goldberg
Only to emerge a confused candidate, confused about what he really stands for and WHO he stands for and adapted a group who stands on the

Whoopi Goldberg
Steps of congress and spits on lawmakers without care for whom it's affecting, names a health care system Obama care, care that you

Whoopi Goldberg
Yourself adopted for mass. And then pretended it was Obamas idea, your a man who sheds ideas faster than a snake sheds skin, just ask folks

Whoopi Goldberg
Who hear u talking about roe v wade. Yes once I thought there was the possibility of a moderate republican who could make the race with

Whoopi Goldberg
Obama at least interesting. But that was Months ago before your desperation to be Presedent made u forget your ideals. Yes sir a long time

Whoopi Goldberg
thought you might be an interesting.I thought you were more like ur dad & then u opened ur mouth & I realized u were nothing like him.

Whoopi Goldberg
Mitt Romney did wht no other gov.did he made sure everyone in his state had the right 2 health careNot perfect& not Obama care at the time.

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