Romney or Robot: The Quiz

Silly humans, think you can tell the difference between the GOP front-runner and a cleverly programmed automaton?

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“I believe in an America where millions of Americans believe in an America that’s the America millions of Americans believe in. That’s the America I love.” —Mitt Romney, perhaps impaired by some incorrectly written software.

Mitt Romney is frequently described as “robotic,” but can you tell the difference between him and an automaton? Take this quiz and find out. Some questions are based on exchanges from interviews with the human Republican front-runner; the others were generated by plugging actual interview questions asked of Romney into the artificial-intelligence app Cleverbot.

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