STEPHANOPOULOS: Good morning and welcome to “This Week.” (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) STEPHANOPOULOS (voice-over): South Carolina scuffle. ROMNEY: (inaudible), I know it’s going to get tough. No one is going to be happy. STEPHANOPOULOS: The candidates go at it. GINGRICH: His record is so much further to the left than the average voter. STEPHANOPOULOS: So do their wealthy supporters. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: For tens of thousands of Americans, the suffering begins when Mitt Romney came to town. STEPHANOPOULOS: Our exclusive guest this morning, comedian Stephen Colbert. COLBERT: Nation, I have a major announcement to make. STEPHANOPOULOS: Launching a mock presidential campaign. COLBERT: We’re going to (inaudible). STEPHANOPOULOS: To make a serious point about money and politics. COLBERT: I love my super PAC and I love the money. STEPHANOPOULOS: Plus, Texas Governor Rick Perry, drawing fire for his attacks on Mitt Romney. PERRY: Companies like Bain Capital. Vulture capitalism. STEPHANOPOULOS: Is helping President Obama? Can he survive South Carolina? And our powerhouse roundtable weighs in on all of the week’s politics with George Will, Cokie Roberts, Peggy Noonan, Paul Krugman and Jonathan Karl. (END VIDEOTAPE) STEPHANOPOULOS: Good morning, everyone. A lot to cover today, as all of the Republican campaigns blanket the state of… Read full this story
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