At a fundraiser for top dollar donors, Mitt Romney made the claim that
47 percent of America
is "dependent" upon the government and there's nothing he can do to get them to take control of their lives.
As someone who has lived off government largess for decades, perhaps Mitt Romney should start with himself.
PROFITED OVER $15.3 MILLION FROM THE AUTO BAILOUT HE OPPOSED. Huffington Post, "Mitt Romney Profited By At Least $15.3 Million From Auto Bailout: Report," 10/18/12
BAIN CAPITAL SCREWED TAXPAYERS OUT OF $10 MILLION. Rolling Stone, "The Federal Bailout That Saved Mitt Romney," 08/12/12
A FAMILY OF THREE WOULD HAVE TO REMAIN ON WELFARE FOR 328 YEARS TO RECEIVE THAT MUCH GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE. Think Progress, 09/19/12
ROMNEY'S CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT -- ROMNEYCARE -- USED $400 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS. Esquire, "Life Under Romneycare," 09/11/12
ROMNEY WENT TO WASHINGTON TO BAILOUT THE 2002 SALT LAKE CITY WINTER OLYMPICS. MSNBC, "Mitt Romney and federal money for the Olympics," 07/21/12
RAFALCA, ROMNEY'S OLYMPIC HORSE, IS A DANCING TAX CREDIT. Bloomberg, "Romneys Have Tax Deduction With Olympic Hopes on Rafalca," 08/14/12