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Secretly taped, Mitt Romney identifies Obama's voters as entitled and dependent

Mother Jones got hold of video captured during one of Mitt Romney's private fundraisers, so it's nice to know what things are going on behind the closed doors of the elite.

http://youtu.be/XnB0NZzl5HA

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Staged..

I agree with your comment.. basically poeple don't believe a word he says because he was not picked by the poeple, but the establishment. So in order to make him believable they record what he says in private because thats when he's his most truthful right... wink wink

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exactly!

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

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LOL, thanks for the tip !

LOL, thanks for the tip !

So, they are THAT desperate ... to "distinguish" themselves ?! As meaningless as it sounds.. LMAO :D

I was actually buying into it being a leak. Mouarf !

WHATEVER, Mitt. Just make up your mind, some day !

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/sep/16/us-romney/

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

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I bought it too, for a few hours on monday then realized how much romney failed with his trip over seas and all the comment blunders, and even on sunday the GOP establishment had called for a new campaign remake, and this was it.
Sunday pm the campaign contacted the CIA and the CIA delivered fresh talking points- to the media industrial complex.
Nothing from the last 3 weeks, not one blunder romney has made- is still in circulation. Nothing. All his blunders are gone! The campaign is pissed at media for how they have been treating the romney campaign..
everything fumbled by romney disappeared and now this "secret" taping shows up, and stays up- on all major media outlets- AT ONCE!!! lol

It is so obvious what they do when one knows what glasses to put on to watch it.
Just like Ron Paul!
It is easy to figure him out if you watch.
Ron is slick.
he slides below the radar!! Until he decides to pop his head up and create a stir, which is hardly ever!
It will go down in history Paul has run the most effective campaign in history.
Look what the GOP had to do to keep us out! They are committing FELONIES! Theres the proof!

BTW,
Ron would have never given media their talking points.
He considers them the enemy and a conflict of interest and not to be trusted.
Romney trusts the media, and wants to use them...
his big mistake.

They almost had me until I realized I was watching this secret tape on all major news channels and all online sites as well.
way to orchestrated!!

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

What a shocker...

Willard appears to have slipped again. Granted he provides lip service to his uncle moneybag donors, but dismissing 47% of voters as a lost cause is not a good PR campaign during a general election.

The Libertarian Party, irrelevant since 1971.

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Hey Mitt, Seriously, you're very rude !

Hey Mitt,

Seriously, you're very rude bad mouthing those folks !

You do know they are the same you'll want the votes from, for pushing your socialist agenda that differs from Obama's only in the tax figures, right ?

Reconsider, dude ! I fear you might end up appearing to be a BIG hypocrite. Wouldn't be cool, would it ?

Oh wait... Right, you don't care anyway ! Stoopid me !

Sorry for the disturbance.

So, okay.. (in choir with Mitt)

" ***ksss ksss ksss boooo ksss ksss... Vade Retro Dependentass !! ksss ksss !!!*** "

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Since when did we all become

Since when did we all become progressives? Why are people complaining about what he's saying? I mean.... Mitt Romney is a scum bag. But the way I see this, at the WORST this is him pandering as usual to raise money. At BEST it's an honest moment and he really means what he says. I'm inclined to think it's the former.... Frankly, I think he'll say whatever he needs to say to TRY to win an election...

He's right

I agree with him 100% on these remarks. Just wish he actually had something to offer himself. Someone who supported the bailouts, the biggest fraud ever perpetrated on the American people, isn't one to talk IMAO

His past support of the

His past support of the bailouts is the least of it. His support for a trillion dollar increase in military spending (combined with his green light to the "Greater Israel" crowd may not only provoke a new war but will feed his one "entitlement group."

The Walking Head

I think the "it's not my job to worry about those people" comment will be the one that's played up. And in context, he was speaking about a winning strategy for convincing voters.

Mitt Romney - "A walking, talking contradiction. Partly truth, partly fiction."

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it.
Voltaire

"it's not my job to worry about those people"

I think you are right. While I think Romney meant that he needs to focus only on voters who might vote for him, and during the rest of the campaign to not worry about those who are solidly in the tank for Obama, it isn't going to be portrayed in that narrow context. It will be exploded into "it isn't my job to worry about those people ever."

And what is so stupid is that the people who will run with that are often the ones calling for "civil discourse." Liars.

How do you spell Corporatism?

Though I generally agree with that message, let's not forget corporations and central banks are now the biggest recipients of welfare thanks to crony capitalism. I don't support the welfare state for anyone.

"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." Voltaire

The message is right...

The message is correct, the messenger is wrong. Some of you jumped on these comments just because of the messenger. The words that he is saying are correct, but we can easily see that he has proven, at least in the past, that he doesn't believe those words. I'm not promoting Romney, however if we play the Democrats' game of calling foul just because we don't like the person speaking, we are no better and can no longer say that our campaign is about the message. Some of you need to take a deep breath and realize the finality of the 2012 elections. It will either be Romney or Obama. Clearly Obama is the worst of the two, so we should be focusing on converting the Romney wing of the Republican party to the cause of liberty. They are at least closer to us, we shouldn't alienate them just yet, even though they have done so to us.

Thus says the LORD: “ Stand in the ways and see, And ask for the old paths, where the good way is, And walk in it; Then you will find rest for your souls. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’
Jeremiah 6:16

Perfect

Well stated above.

Obama Made Some Remark About Religuous Voters

in his first campaign. Romney is only describing the type of people he sees as being Obama's base and power. Anyway, I don't totally disagree with what he is saying. Anyway, it sems we have four more years of Obama and then you suposed liberty lovers won't even consider supporting Rand in 2016? Who the heck else is in a better position to advance liberty?

The one MAJOR gaffe Obama's made was the "God and guns" thing...

"you didn't build that" was a manufactured controversy that nobody cared about other than neocons.

Meanwhile, in the past few weeks alone, Willard has helped rig a convention, insulted a large subset of his own voters, has exposed himself as a total hypocrite, tried to politicize the Libyan embassy attack, made an awkward racial joke that won't play well for him, and still has failed to show his tax returns. Worst campaign ever.

By the way, Rand, like Jesse Benton, is a complete sellout to the neocon establishment. He abandoned this movement and backstabbed his own father for political gain. Why should we donate our time, money, and effort to someone who wouldn't stand by us? Plus, I don't trust that he wouldn't be co-opted if actually put in office.

I don't play, I commission the league.

Stop playing the game people.

Stop playing the game people. This is only fluff.

No, this will affect Romney's success (lack thereof really)

He gives away the game in these videos. Some of his facts--half the country not paying income tax--are absolutely verifiably bogus. It's a sad reflection of this country that such untruth is so common nowadays, though, that such lies wouldn't be seen as a big deal.

This shit isn't fluff. It's another layer of gaffes heaping on countless already in the pile. Romney's PR was already hurting from him blaming the president last week for a tweet the Libyan embassy sent out before they even knew they were being attacked.

It's even more over for this guy, if it wasn't already.

I'm against the welfare state for sure but

compared to the corporate wellfare received by the TBTF, the MIC, and all the countless groups/organizations, etc that get subsides for no reason other than to split up the kick-backs between the politically connected...social welfare costs less. Hell, the banks have been handed 16 trillion since 2008. YES END the WELFARE STATE...but end it on BOTH ends. It's the middle class that gets robbed by the poor and the rich.

This one really gets to me

[LEAKED VIDEO] Mitt Romney talks about using Chinese slave labor to profit Bain Capital

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEkDYkuuPD4&feature=related

It's all part of the same video

It was posted on DP in August from youtube under "Rachel Maddow's name and it got taken down because they were using her name. Mother Jones writer, David Corn found the guy that made the video. He was probably a waiter or server at the event. Rachel Maddow tells about it and interviews David Corn.

http://video.msnbc.msn.com/the-rachel-maddow-show/49067726

Is this true?

Is this video legit? It is really bad.

LOL!

And Rombamas pals aren't entitled and dependent?? What a joke. Why doesn't he just shut up?

I don't see how this hurts

I don't see how this hurts him at all. A non story in my opinion.

I agree, he just told the

I agree, he just told the truth, that is reality, its politics.

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ohh man

I agree with you on one thing. I would rather be shot dead than to vote for this guy. With that said we all know his real behind the scenes scheming to sabotage our campaign. It succeeded. Romney is not a real man, he is a pawns pawn. He will never amount to much on the world stage. I just don't care what he says as whatever he says is 1000% suspect, it has zero credibility in my eyes. He is a big fat zero nobody. Any posting that attempts to spin Romney in any positive light should be down voted with extreme prejudice haha. SO FF you Romney!

He is absolutely correct

If Ron Paul said this you would all be posting this everywhere possible but since it's Romney it's 100% bad. I'm really beginning to wonder about some in our midst. "what goes on behind closed doors of the elite". Starting to get a little too left around here for me. I'm no Romney fan but where are the Obama videos? The only person more wrong for the country than Romney is Obama.

You know why it would be different if RP said it?

Because it actually means something coming from him. He wouldn't be throwing a fit about not getting the win he feels entitled to, he'd instead just be speaking frankly about the problems we face.

Let's not pretend that Willard actually gives two shits about anyone other than his rich white cronies. RP doesn't just complain about the entitlement state, he has ideas on how to wean people off of it. Willard has no ideas, because he only wants to gain power and keep the status quo.

I don't play, I commission the league.

true

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ALL THIS COMING FROM A GUY HIDING HIS TAXABLE INCOME

AND ITS AMAZING THAT HE IS GETTING AWAY BY RELEASING ONLY 1 YEAR'S TAX RETURN!!!!!!!