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Spaniards Not Pleased with Romney's Debate Comments

Many Spaniards did not appreciate being singled out in Wednesday night's presidential debate.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.)

Governor Mitt Romney portrayed Spain as synonymous with economic incompetence and described it as being overly dependent on government aid.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to The World's Gerry Hadden to get more details.

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    President Barack Obama (R) listens as Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during the first presidential debate in Denver October 3, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION)

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    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during the first presidential debate in Denver. (Photo: REUTERS/Jim Urquhart)

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