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"Mr. 47 Percent" Says What He Really Thinks of Obama Supporters -- And It's Not Pretty!
Could Mitt Romney be more out of touch? Here's a "must view:" the video that Mother Jones magazine uncovered in which Romney tells wealthy contributors that "47 percent" of Americans will vote for President Obama no matter what. He calls them "people who pay no income tax" who "are dependent on government." Then he delivers his big slam: "My job is not to worry about those people."
View the story and video here. Romney wanders on and on, lie after lie and ridiculous idea after idea For instance, he says that 50 percent of college graduates are unemployed. No, they're not, Mitt. And he says that Obama promised his policies would keep unemployment under eight percent. Sorry, Mitt, you're wrong, again. But what else would we expect from a campaign that promises an "etch-a-scetch" candidate who doesn't care about fact checkers. No wonder candidate Romney so often has it wrong. He shouldn't be surprised that Republicans across the country now are tripping over themselves to disassociate their campaigns from his remarks.
Here's what we want to know: Does Mitt Romney really think that half of the people in our nation are moochers and parasites? And has he taken just the few minutes it requires to review the facts showing that low-income families -- supposedly part of his imaginary "47 percent" -- pay a higher percentage of their income in taxes -- yes, they pay taxes, Mitt -- than does he and his upper one percent friends?
National commentators and elected leaders -- Republicans and Democrats alike -- now wonder how Romney could so uncaringly write off any "47 percent" of the population. Isn't the President supposed to represent all Americans? And what does Romney mean when he says that the growing Hispanic vote is a "threat" to our country? Sadly, only his magical country-club imagination knows!