Why don’t you read posts before replying to them? He did not imply that *everyone* in that group was a moocher. I know plenty of “47 percenters” who know damn well he wasn’t talking about them.
The only people who read “moocher” into his statement were the real moochers, the people who were never going to vote for Romney anyway. Oh, and people like you, who have an insatiable need to find fault with everything Romney says....
"Romney: 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 that 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. And I mean, the president starts off with 48, 49, 48he starts off with a huge number. These are people who pay no income tax. Forty-seven percent of Americans pay no income tax. So our message of low taxes doesn't connect. And he'll be out there talking about tax cuts for the rich. I mean that's what they sell every four years. And so my job is not to worry about those peopleI'll never convince them that they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. What I have to do is convince the 5 to 10 percent in the center that are independents that are thoughtful, that look at voting one way or the other depending upon in some cases emotion, whether they like the guy or not, what it looks like. I mean, when you ask those people
we do all these pollsI find it amazingwe poll all these people, see where you stand on the polls, but 45 percent of the people will go with a Republican, and 48 or 4