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Romney to Millionaire Contributors: My Job Is Not to Care About the 47 Percent that Don't Pay Taxes
Election is a contest between strivers and parasitic moochers
Romney, with disdain in his voice, tells affluent crowd at a fund-raiser what he thinks of people that vote for President Obama, per a video obtained by Mother Jones. Some images are blurred to protect sources, according to MJ.
Romney on video: "There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. All right, there are 47 percent who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the 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. That that's an entitlement. And the government should give it to them. And they will vote for this president no matter what…These are people who pay no income tax."
Per MJ: Romney "indicated that he viewed the election as a battle between strivers (such as himself and the donors before him) and parasitic free-riders who lack character, fortitude, and initiative. Yet Romney explained to his patrons that he could not speak such harsh words about Obama in public, lest he insult those independent voters who sided with Obama in 2008 and whom he desperately needs in this election. These were sentiments not to be shared with the voters; it was inside information, available only to the select few who had paid for the privilege of experiencing the real Romney."
The article breaks the video up into several embeds.
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