Carter told Daily Intel that he first noticed a portion of the video in which Romney discusses using Chinese labor while working at Bain Capital. That clip, uploaded by a YouTube user named "Rachel Maddow" in late May, has since been deleted, but eventually made it to Buzzfeed and Daily Kos.
Additional pieces of the tape were then added to a YouTube account called "Anne Onymous" starting three weeks ago. "There was a minor uproar about it on Twitter when I found [the first clip], so I kept doing research on it and that eventually led me to be able narrow down who it originated from," said Carter.
Monday, September 17, 2012
The Jimmy Carter Connection to Leaked Romney Video
New York mag reveals that it was Jimmy Carter's grandson who found or was given the bombshell video that is killing the Romney campaign tonight. James Carter IV is credited as an asst. on David Corn's story at MoJo and has been working as an oppo researcher.
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