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Romney on Offense Over Dependency 'Gaffe'

John*37 Wrote: Sep 19, 2012 1:43 PM
Romney’s comments are correct, irrespective of what might have been cut but let’s ask a simple question. If the 47% were the total US population what kind of country would we be? A happier prospect, what if it were populated solely by the other 53%? A realistic and desirable winning strategy is for Romney to target that hopefully significant portion of the 47% whose goal is to join the 53!
skytroop6 Wrote: Sep 20, 2012 9:26 PM
Actually Romney comments were a lie, or the whining of a completely confused person. Once again, the 47% Romney described does not EXIST. How do you debate or rationally discuss a fantasy created in Romney's confused mind. You can't. Look carefully and you'll see that he conflated an accurate but misleading statement about none income tax payers, and their 9 characteristics. Combining the 2 results in an enormous LIE. Why would people who work for a living and the elderly retired vote for a guy who demeaned and insulted them. He's lucky that the millions of Republicans he so easily dismissed will still vote for the fool.

Yes, Romney chose a relatively friendly venue for this exchange -- but Neil Cavuto didn't exactly let the GOP nominee off the hook by lobbing softballs.  Nor did he badger Romney with sanctimonious scolding or apology trolling, a mindless mainstream media specialty.  High marks for this interview:

In this case, the best defense is a good offense, so Romney mentioned the newly (and not coincidentally) released Obama