Romney dismisses $10K debate bet, criticizes Obama

Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney signs autographs following a We the People Presidential Forum at the VFW Post, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 in Hudson, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

December 12, 2011 3:23:08 PM PST
Mitt Romney on Monday dismissed his offer to make a $10,000 bet with Rick Perry as merely "an outrageous number to answer an outrageous charge" - namely, Perry's claim that Romney made changes to parts of his book.