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Carville: ‘Huckster’ Mitt Romney Stole My ‘Stupid’ Line

Carville 1992: It's the economy stupid.
 Romney 2012: It's still about the economy, and we're not stupid.
 Carville now calls Romney a 'huckster' for stealing his line.
waexaminer
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s rewrite of James Carville’s 1992 line that “it’s the economy stupid,” is drawing a sharp blast from the Rajun Cajun. 
“After Mitt tried to steal my line, you know I have to call him out,” Carville, the famed Bill Clinton campaign strategist, said. “Yeah, it still is about the economy, stupid. It's about how hucksters like Mitt crashed it, the middle class paid the price, and the top 1% got more tax cuts.  
Let's call out these Republicans on their downright hypocrisy,” he said. His blast, in a fundraising letter of course, followed Romney’s victories in five Tuesday primaries. In a victory speech he hit Obama with the Carville line.  
“It’s still about the economy, and we’re not stupid,” he said. Here’s Carville’s note written to raise money for the Obama “accountability fund:
"After Mitt tried to steal my line, you know I have to call him out. In Romney's speech bashing President Obama last night, he said, "It's still about the economy, and we're not stupid." 
Yeah, it still is about the economy, stupid. It's about how hucksters like Mitt crashed it, the middle class paid the price, and the top 1% got more tax cuts. Let's call out these Republicans on their downright hypocrisy: My friends at the DCCC want to raise a million dollars before the FEC deadline to put ads on the air, organizers on the ground, and as many Republicans out of office as they can. Will you chip in a few bucks?
Thanks for stepping up.
James Carville
Here is why Mitt Romney is exactly right about the "it's still about the economy" line.

1992 vs. 2012 unemployment rate (Carville and Clinton called this "the worst economy in the last 50 years" in the summer of  '92)