Nothing wrong with Romney's statement. It's true and that, not him, is the problem. If Obama is re-elected, the number will surely rise to 53%. The vampires in the Democrat Party will continue to rob hard working taxpayers to feed their little minions. Maddoff was given a life sentence for less.
As a former Federal investigator, I witnessed a dramatic decline in medical review and fraud investigations with more emphasis given to new/renewed claims. No doubt, 25% of the folks getting freebies are able bodied but have decided to live off the government dime: free housing, healthcare, food, cell phones and transportation. The average payout in NYS for those freebies is $30K.
End their voting privileges and the program changes overnight.