Tue Dec 11, 2012, 12:35 AM
ErikJ (6,335 posts)
Top 4 quotes of the year. Romney's 47% #1.
Here's the list:
"There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what ... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims. ... These are people who pay no income tax. ... and so my job is not to worry about those people. I'll never convince them that they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives."
Mitt Romney, remarks at private fundraiser, Boca Raton, Fla., May 17
"We took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet (in Massachusetts). I went to a number of women's groups and said, "Can you help us find folks?" and they brought us whole binders full of women."
Mitt Romney, second presidential debate, Hempstead, N.Y., Oct. 16
"If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business — you didn't build that."
Barack Obama, remarks at campaign appearance, Roanoke, Va., July 13
"Please proceed, Governor."
Obama, second presidential debate, Hempstead, N.Y., Oct. 16 (lead-in to Romney's denial that Obama had called Libya attack an act of terrorism)
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Top 4 quotes of the year. Romney's 47% #1. (Original post)
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Tue Dec 11, 2012, 03:38 AM
LeftInTX (5,007 posts)
4. My favorite: "Horses and bayonets" made the list
5. "You mentioned the Navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military has changed. We have these things called aircraft carriers where planes land on them. We have these ships that go underwater, nuclear submarines."
Obama, third presidential debate, Boca Raton, Fla., Oct. 22