Looking for that 47 percent? Check red states, elderly GOP

Conason, Joe
October 2012
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;10/1/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p14
The author comments on the remarks made by 2012 U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney about the 47% of the people who will re-elect President Barack Obama are dependent upon the government, during his speech at a fundraising event in Boca Raton, Florida. The author argues that there is no evidence that supporters of Obama think of themselves as entitled to government benefits.


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