In this Sept. 17, 2012, photo, Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to reporters in Costa Mesa, Calif. Romney’s remarks disparaging 47 perc

 

              In this Sept. 17, 2012, photo, Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to reporters in Costa Mesa, Calif. Romney’s remarks disparaging 47 perc
In this Sept. 17, 2012, photo, Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to reporters in Costa Mesa, Calif. Romney’s remarks disparaging 47 percent of Americans are the latest in a string of poorly chosen words that play into Democrats’ portrayal of him as out of touch. But he’s not the only one plagued by a campaign gaffe deemed elitist by critics. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)