'ABC News Republican Debate': Mitt Romney's $10,000 Bet (VIDEO)
by Jason Hughes, posted Dec 12th 2011 4:00AM
"10,000 bucks?" he said, offering a wager with a handshake.
"I'm not in the betting business," Perry countered, but the offer of it alone set up a storm of responses on Twitter and from both sides of the political spectrum.
Many noted how casually Romney was ready to throw around $10,000, reminding potential voters of his riches. It reportedly puts him out of touch with most Americas, many who take up to three months to even earn that much.