Greg Sargent of the Wash Post tweets this response from the Obama campaign: "It’s hard to serve as president for all Americans when you’ve disdainfully written off half the nation.” Romney camp now responds: He wants to help all "struggling" Americans but does not refute or question the video or his statements. (Ad see my other post with map on where Mitt's "freeloaders" mainly live.)
I love this from Corn: "At the dinner, Romney often stuck to familiar talking points. But there were moments when he went beyond the familiar campaign lines. Describing his family background, he quipped about his father, 'Had he been born of Mexican parents, I'd have a better shot of winning this.'" Here's the money shot (so to speak) but David has much more at the site.
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.