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SECRET VIDEO: Romney Tells Millionaire Donors What He REALLY Thinks of Obama Voters
MotherJones ^

Posted on 09/17/2012 3:23:38 PM PDT by TigerClaws

During a private fundraiser earlier this year, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a small group of wealthy contributors what he truly thinks of all the voters who support President Barack Obama. He dismissed these Americans as freeloaders who pay no taxes, who don't assume responsibility for their lives, and who think government should take care of them. Fielding a question from a donor about how he could triumph in November, Romney replied:

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.

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/09/secret-video-romney-private-fundraiser

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Accurate assessment from Romney.
1 posted on 09/17/2012 3:23:47 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

“...and in other news, water remains wet and the Sun will come up in the morning. Back to you, Biff.”


2 posted on 09/17/2012 3:25:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: TigerClaws

No doubt, but he would be better served by stating what the president has done and how it has hurt than to try his hand at prophecy. That is my opinion, and to that end, Romney is disappointing me.


3 posted on 09/17/2012 3:26:00 PM PDT by definitelynotaliberal (Nov. 6, 2012 - And the correct answer is no one is entitled to a bailout.)
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To: TigerClaws

When did Mother Jones start writing campaign Ads for Romney?


4 posted on 09/17/2012 3:26:06 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: TigerClaws

OK, so........


5 posted on 09/17/2012 3:26:37 PM PDT by super7man
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To: TigerClaws

“Mother Jones” should hear what I think of Obama voters.


6 posted on 09/17/2012 3:26:37 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: TigerClaws

I don’t see a problem. Who could forget such classics as, “We want our free stuff from Omaba’s stash! “


7 posted on 09/17/2012 3:27:22 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: TigerClaws

Can’t disagree with anything Romney said there, except I think its more like 50 percent instead of 47 percent. Instead of saying this to private donors he needs to say this to EVERYONE because its true and this is what Obama wants, the more people reliant on Govt the more votes he will get.


8 posted on 09/17/2012 3:27:43 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: TigerClaws

He forgot the self-loathing white liberals.


9 posted on 09/17/2012 3:29:34 PM PDT by Wage Slave (Army Mom!)
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To: TigerClaws

He could have said that they bitterly cling to their EBT cards and their Section 8 housing vouchers.


10 posted on 09/17/2012 3:30:17 PM PDT by Argus
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To: TigerClaws

I was gonna post this but didn’t know if we could post from Mother Jones.

My former boss, who is a democrat, used to give me his Mother Jones magazines to read but after a couple of issues I could no longer do it. They are so far left I couldn’t even take it seriously.


11 posted on 09/17/2012 3:30:24 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: TigerClaws

I don’t think it’s 47%...maybe closer to 40%.

If Obama wins, it’s time to John Galt and collapse the welfare system through less tax revenue and more “middle class” handouts.

Food stamps are useless when grocery stores are gone or so few left it raises prices.


12 posted on 09/17/2012 3:30:54 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are just useful idiots.)
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To: TigerClaws

“He dismissed these Americans as freeloaders who pay no taxes, who don’t assume responsibility for their lives, and who think government should take care of them.”

Not sure I give Mittens credit for having the “attachments” to make such a statement.

Other than that, it is completely accurate except it leaves out the part about hating America, which is also integral to supporting that idiot Zero.


13 posted on 09/17/2012 3:30:54 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: TigerClaws

OMG this is going to send the left O V E R the edge.

I see them making this into Romney’s “bitter clingers” remark...


14 posted on 09/17/2012 3:30:55 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: TigerClaws

Spot on. Romney told the truth - dog vs the fleas


15 posted on 09/17/2012 3:31:05 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: TigerClaws

Sounds like Willard nailed them.


16 posted on 09/17/2012 3:33:00 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("On the ascent of Olympus, what's a botched bar or two?" -Artur Schnabel)
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To: JaguarXKE

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=obama’s+stash+video&mid=95488EFB4FFCD1577CF295488EFB4FFCD1577CF2&view=detail&FORM=VIRE3


17 posted on 09/17/2012 3:34:11 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: TigerClaws
Hopefully this is his conviction and not just blowing smoke towards the donors. Guess we will find out in October when the ad blitz hopefully starts. I am expecting some real doozies with all the ammunition Obama and democrats supply.
18 posted on 09/17/2012 3:34:11 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: El Cid

Mother Jones is named in conjunction with Socialist Mary Harris...Dont give them an in...they need viewers and wish Free Republic sends people their way.

Nothing but distortions comes out of that site.


19 posted on 09/17/2012 3:34:42 PM PDT by Texas4ever
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To: TigerClaws

ABC evening news is reporting this story now.


20 posted on 09/17/2012 3:36:10 PM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: TigerClaws
Romney stated absolute truth to lies and anyone can prove that EVERYTHING that Romney said about obama supporters is true. Romney left out one important fact. ALL obama SUPPORTERS ARE evil!

LLS

21 posted on 09/17/2012 3:36:32 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: TigerClaws

He forgot the crazy leftists and aging Marxists.


22 posted on 09/17/2012 3:38:26 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: TigerClaws

I guess the truth hurts...the left.


23 posted on 09/17/2012 3:39:39 PM PDT by GnL
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To: TigerClaws

“He dismissed these Americans as freeloaders...”

OK, Mittens just gained a point. Didn’t think he had it in him.


24 posted on 09/17/2012 3:41:37 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: Emperor Palpatine

25 posted on 09/17/2012 3:43:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: SE Mom
I hope that they do... we start with ads featuring that woman in Orlando that said,” I ain't gotta worry ‘bout my house note or gas for my car. obama is going to take care of me”. The we run the riots in Atlanta when he spread his stash around. Cut to Chicago and the same rioting masses breaking down glass doors to get some free obama stash. I mean that we can destroy obama if he tries to use the truth against Romney.

LLS

26 posted on 09/17/2012 3:43:51 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: swamprebel

Did they have the video or is this just hearsay?


27 posted on 09/17/2012 3:43:59 PM PDT by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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To: El Cid
This sounds very much like the distorted version of reality Sean Hannity was peddling for most of a year ~ then it was pointed out to him that if he imagined he could elect more Republicans by promising to raise taxes on the poor he was NUTS.

He's calmed down lately.

He'd best get an increase on his thorazine dosage though ~

28 posted on 09/17/2012 3:44:17 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: TigerClaws

SECRET?....this was shown already....Mother Jones...out of material.....rewind news.


29 posted on 09/17/2012 3:44:18 PM PDT by Texas4ever
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I hate to admit it, but the more I see of Romney, the more I like him.


30 posted on 09/17/2012 3:45:13 PM PDT by stranger and pilgrim
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To: TigerClaws

Sounds exactly right to me.


31 posted on 09/17/2012 3:46:23 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Emperor Palpatine

The story doesn’t start with Mitt ~ and Mother Jones’ reporters have no idea what it’s about anyway. Besides, since the days of the Sumerians it has been well known that NO ONE gets out without paying taxes.


32 posted on 09/17/2012 3:46:52 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: TigerClaws

Romney is correct. He is describing those who “bitterly cling to their couch cushions and welfare checks.”


33 posted on 09/17/2012 3:47:10 PM PDT by matt1234 (As Obama sowed in the Arab Spring, so he is reaping in the Arab Fall.)
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To: TigerClaws

Wonder when Mother Jones is going to obtain the Rashid Khalidi tape of Barry toasting (the tape that the LA Times wouldn’t release)?


34 posted on 09/17/2012 3:47:10 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: linn37

they posted a graphic with the quote of Romney saying these people are victims, and Diane Sawyer concluding this video “will be explosive in the next 24 hrs”.


35 posted on 09/17/2012 3:47:55 PM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: linn37

A video with a clearly audible voice. Chuck Todd is OH! so dismayed. Compares it to Obama’s statement 4 years ago “clinging to guns and religion”.


36 posted on 09/17/2012 3:48:37 PM PDT by EnquiringMind
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To: Proud2BeRight
The factoids don't stand up well to scrutiny and are well understood to be inapplicable to life on planet Earth anyway.

Maybe somewhere else in the universe they don't pay taxes, but this isn't that place.

People who believe this are not well educated I am sure.

37 posted on 09/17/2012 3:48:46 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: swamprebel
"ABC evening news is reporting this story now. "

Good, this is information that needs to get out there. I personally think Mitt planted this info.
38 posted on 09/17/2012 3:49:21 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: linn37

The video is over in the link page.


39 posted on 09/17/2012 3:50:06 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: rollo tomasi

Right? I’m happy to hear these remarks. Just saw NBC making a stink about it.


40 posted on 09/17/2012 3:50:10 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Wage Slave

White liberals are a bigger threat to this nation than any other group.


41 posted on 09/17/2012 3:50:17 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: swamprebel

“ABC evening news is reporting this story now.”

Did you notice the shock on their faces and the tone of their voices.


42 posted on 09/17/2012 3:50:46 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: AdamBomb
Diane Sawyer:


43 posted on 09/17/2012 3:51:58 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: I cannot think of a name
How about draft dodgers? I've always thought guys who ducked out of service during the Nam were exceptionally evil ~ unless they had a very good excuse ~ like a bent ....., or pinoidal cyst, or one eye, or a steel patch in their skull, or..... you know, a real excuse.

How about it? Add them in! They undoubtedly support Obama.

44 posted on 09/17/2012 3:52:24 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: snarkytart

I think most obama supporters are communist scum of the earth.


45 posted on 09/17/2012 3:52:31 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

YES! Hope this is an opening salvo to play the very same “divide and conquer” game Obama has used so effectively. It’s the truth and we are already divided, so, LET’S GO CONQUER!

That is, IF Romney has the stuff to fight and lead.


46 posted on 09/17/2012 3:52:47 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY!)
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To: Proud2BeRight
I held my nose and watched it, the Always Barrack Channel(ABC) never disappoints with their slanted journalism.
47 posted on 09/17/2012 3:53:41 PM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL!!


48 posted on 09/17/2012 3:54:32 PM PDT by Be Careful
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To: AdamBomb

I agree


49 posted on 09/17/2012 3:54:39 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: GlockThe Vote

I just watched the raw video. MotherJones is posting a campaign ad for Romney.

Me thinks Romney wants this out there


50 posted on 09/17/2012 3:55:10 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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