Let’s make this brief and to the point. Mitt Romney told a fundraiser that the 47% of the public who support President Obama are lazy moochers.
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.
A video of the Romney speech is available on the Mother Jones website. They broke this story – it’s not a gaffe, it what Romney actually believes, apparently.
Let me be clear:
I am not dependent on the government. I am not a victim. I pay a lot of income tax every year. I DO believe that basic health care, food and housing are human rights. Not because I believe I am entitled to a government handout, but because I am challenged by my Creator to care for those who are less fortunate. See Matthew 25:40 (“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”)
I will be voting for Obama.
The kids put it best: FU, Mitt.