Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, left, and President Barack Obama sparred during a presidential debate in October 2012 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, left, and President Barack Obama sparred during a presidential debate in October 2012 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Charlie Neibergall AP file photo
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, left, and President Barack Obama sparred during a presidential debate in October 2012 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Charlie Neibergall AP file photo

Telling Americans who they are — and aren’t — pays off

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