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Romney Speaks His Mind, Backlash Ensues

Yesterday afternoon, Mother Jones leaked several explosive videos of Romney discussing his uncensored thoughts on the American people and voters who support President Obama at a private $50,000-a-plate fundraiser. The fundraiser was hosted by controversial private equity manager Marc Leder in Boca Raton, Florida.

In the video, Mitt Romney describes 47% of all Americans as lazy freeloaders who don't assume responsibility for their lives. He goes on to says: "[M]y job is is not to worry about those people. I'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives."


Mitt Romney: 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.

Source: Mother Jones

Mother Jones has also released clips from the same private fundraiser of Romney trashing to two-state solution in the Middle East.

Update: Mother Jones has now released the entire 36 minute video. A MUST WATCH: