MHP: Dissecting Mitt Romney's Taxes

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests discuss the release of Romney's tax information.

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During the 2012 presidential election campaign, much attention has been paid to Mitt Romney's tax returns. Now that the governor has released financial documents to the public, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests parse how this new information will affect the presidential hopeful's bid for the White House and if they even matter at all, this late in the campaign's timeline, and given the turns his campaign has taken over the past few weeks. "This isn't a campaign about politics or policy … it's actually about the vision for the country," panelist Imara Jones of Colorlines.com said. "We're electing a person, which is why the 47 percent comments are so revelatory because they reveal the person."

Watch Melissa Harris-Perry and her panelists dig into Romney's tax revelations below:



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