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Romney Was Clumsy, but He Had a Point

1647 Wrote: Sep 20, 2012 11:52 AM
I'm a senior too and I was offended -- after all the blood sweat and tears that I have put into my working life, to be called a moocher by someone (who by the way does also not pay income taxes) pisses me off. The guy has no idea who I am or who my family is or what we represents. Screw him.

"There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what," Mitt Romney told donors in a $50,000-a-plate Florida fundraiser that was secretly recorded in May and released by Mother Jones this week. In an unfortunate choice of words, Romney described those 47 percent as people who "are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it."

Factually, Romney was in the right neighborhood. The Tax Foundation's William...