Those comments from Romney about the 47% lead me to a new word and definition:
Ineptocracy: (in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.
There is little doubt that Obama is all about wealth redistribution. All of the platitudes about asking the wealthy to pay "just a little bit" more are just that - platitudes. If Obama thought he could get away with it the tax rate on the highest earners would more likely be in the 90% range.
The unfortunate truth for Romney is when you get close to telling it like it is, no one really wants to hear the truth. The facts are: there are millions of Americans who depend on the welfare and entitlement programs, but there are millions more who take advantage of the system.
Think about this: While the welfare rolls grow and when the rich are taxed into the middle class with you and I, who will those preferring an ineptocracy come after next to help fund the welfare state? Hint: Look in the mirror.
To quote and old cliché: it seems like "Mitt only stops shooting himself in the foot long enough to reload".
Romney appears to be in big trouble. The party faithful have begun to distance themselves from their presidential candidate. They never really liked him all that much anyhow. So much for political structural integrity. Those Republicans leaving what they think is a sinking ship, are what usually leaves a sinking ship first.
The Republican media have vilified the Romney campaign. I'm not sure if they are just trying to sell newspapers, ads or web site clicks, but they sure are handing a significant advantage to the Obama campaign. Many of these serious outcries will show up in Obama ads, and debate questions.
You can pretty well take it to the bank that Romney believes in substance everything on those recordings. The campaign may try to walk it back a little, but my bet is Mitt won't go along with much of that.
Voters, some Republicans and many Independents, have never been really comfortable with Romney. For some, these statements will make them uncomfortable enough to vote for Obama. For others it's what they secretly believe and they will go to the polls and vote for Romney.
The choice is becoming clearer, ineptocracy or free market democracy? Your ballot is in the mail it's your vote -- make it count.
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