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47 percent | 47 percent

ivan-g-goldman's picture
Oct.03.2012
How did President Obama lose the first debate? Let me count the ways:             * He never even mentioned his plutocratic opponent’s “47 percent” statement branding disabled veterans and such as losers, which was like leaving your 50-caliber...
aberjhani's picture
Oct.01.2012
Reuters photograph of Mitt Romney by Jim Young.   Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at this point can claim with some justification that the media’s treatment of his “47 percent” comments, made at a private fundraiser in May in Florida, fall solidly in the category...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Sep.23.2012
The candidate for president, Mitt Romney, made the infamous comment that might just have cost him the presidency – something about the forty-seven percent of the American voters he’s separated his campaign efforts from ever trying to reach because, in his words, “they would not vote for me anyway...