Taking heat over his $10,000 bet, Mitt Romney responds with story from his LDS mission

Mitt Romney offered Rick Perry a $10,000 bet Saturday during the Republican presidential debate, and opportunists from all over the political spectrum are howling to high heaven that this is just the latest example of how the uber-rich Romney is out of touch with most Americans.

Perry sparked an unforced error from Romney by claiming that the former Massachusetts governor changed critical language about individual healthcare mandates in his book "No Apology" from one printing to the next. By offering to bet Perry $10,000 that the Texas governor was dead wrong, the CEO of the 2002 Olympics is drawing fire from Republicans and Democrats alike.

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