Originally Posted by Swanman
Romney said 47% of Americans don't pay income tax, then proceeded to say "those people" can't be made to take responsibility for their own lives. Combat soldiers are in the 47%. If he is going to toss around that stat as a political prop, he needs to understand exactly what makes up that figure so he doesn't stick his foot down his throat. He is just a complete boob as a politician.
Yeah, no, I think there's a MASSIVE distinction between combat soldiers serving our country not paying income tax and the people Romney was actually referring to.
I'm stunned that anyone would even attempt to link the two, honestly.