Originally Posted by J Diddy
This is a difference of interpretation. Problem is he equated the 47% with living off the teet.
He even went so far as to say that 47% won't vote for him because of it. You can cry generalization all you want, but when you're giving your strategy and reasons for it, then it is not a generalization. It is what you accept as true.
I think it was probably a mistake to use the 47% number. I agree with that, but he was clearly speaking about the people who suck and pay no income taxes (whatever that percentage actually is). And, he's right; those people would never vote for Romney anyway.