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Monday, September 17, 2012

Let Romney Be Romney! Just Be Sure There's A Camera Handy

A hidden camera captured Mitt Romney saying the following at a fundraiser:
"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… My job is is not to worry about those people. I'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives."

I suspect that there are some fine ads to be found there for the "freeloading" half of the American population, the "irresponsible" half who think providing general welfare ensures a measure of equity and security for all and is part of what freedom actually means, the half (at least!) of Americans Romney is apparently not running for President to worry about or represent.

A hidden camera also captured Mitt Romney saying the following at a fundraiser:
"My dad, as you probably know... was born in Mexico... and had he been born of Mexican parents, I'd have a better shot at winning this. But he was unfortunately born to Americans living in Mexico. He lived there for a number of years. I mean, I say that jokingly, but it would be helpful to be Latino."

I suspect that there are some fine ads, some of them Spanish language ads, to be found there for all the people of color and their allies in America who know just how "helpful to be Latino" it is as compared to all the poor rich white people in this country who have such a terrible time of it.

Now that Romney has amply demonstrated that he is the most awkward man in the world (and, possibly, a robot), reticent not only about the taxes he pays and plans to pay but about those he plans to demand the rest of us pay, an anti-immigrant and anti-gay (and gay immigrants, don't get him STARTED!) bigot and bully, eager to reduce women into incubators, dangerously incompetent about foreign policy, this seems a good time to let Romney be Romney and reveal for hidden cameras everywhere just what an evil asshole he is in every other way, too! For the win!


jollyspaniard said...

If Romney ever runs out of ammo he can probably pull plenty out of his foot.

Dale Carrico said...

He'll have to extricate it from his mouth first.