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Former Romney Adviser Gets Hit by Falling Set on Live CNBC Hit

11:23 AM, Dec 12, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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Glenn Hubbard, appearing live on CNBC Wednesday morning, was struck by a falling piece of the set. Hubbard, who was the chairman of President George W. Bush's Council of Economic Advisers and an economic adviser to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was discussing the need for Congress to address the forthcoming entitlement crisis when a banner fell and hit him on the head:

Hubbard was unfazed, stating afterward that he was "fine."

"That's what happens when you criticize the welfare state," he deadpanned.

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