The Election Was Closer Than You Think, Mitt Romney Got 47 Percent Of Votes

The Election Was Closer Than You Think, Mitt Romney Got 47 Percent Of Votes
World
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

It was reported that Mitt Romney ironically received 47% of the popular vote, after it was revealed via a hidden video camera during a fundraising event that Mr. Romney believed that 47% of the population felt entitled and took advantage of the system.

While AP reported Romney received 47.2 percent, he actually received 48.0 percent, making the election closer than previously thought.

It was a nice story to say that he received 47%, but it’s factually incorrect.

Romney’s comments were leaked by Mother Jones, showing that he did not care about nearly half of the country since they would automatically vote for Obama.

“That that’s an entitlement. And the government should give it to them. And they will vote for this president no matter what…These are people who pay no income tax.”

“My job is not to worry about those people,” Romney says in the video. “I’ll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.”

Stephen Willard | Elite.

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Stephen Willard

Elite Daily is a medium for people tired of disingenuous content; we have sought to create a space where stimulating, applicable content can reach a like-minded audience.

More In World

World Sean Levinson

Men In Pakistan Make Curry Using Over 100 Dead Bodies They Dug Up

Pakistan has decided that 2014 is probably a good time to officially declare cannibalism a crime. The two proposed laws were inspired by brothers Mohammad Arif Ali, 35, and Mohammad Farman Ali, 30, who were found last April to have dug up over 100 dead bodies from a local graveyard to feast upon. Residents of […]

World John Haltiwanger

4 Reasons Why You Won’t Catch Ebola On The Subway

Ebola has now arrived in New York City, which has prompted fears about the potential of the disease to spread across the city. It’s understandable that this news would be frightening to people. After all, New York is the most populous city in the country, and Ebola is a foreign disease with no cure. Not […]

World Sean Levinson

High School Shooting In Washington Leaves Two Dead And Four Injured

A high school student fatally shot himself and one other student at a Washington school just north of Seattle this morning. Up to four others were injured, all of whom are students. Shots were reported to have been fired at Marysville-Pilchuck High School at around 10:45 am. The Seattle Times reports that the shooter, believed […]

World Sean Levinson

Cellist Eerily Plays A Duet With Her Own Brainwaves (Video)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Katinka Kleijn has composed a duet combining her cello with the sound her brainwaves make. She did this by way of an EPOC Neuroheadset, an electroencephalography (EEG) device containing 14 sensors that records the speed, volume and depth of her brain activity, the Chicago Reader reports. Sound engineer Ryan Ingebritsen and […]

World Emily Arata

You Can Now Buy A $2,000 UGG Rug That’s As Cozy As It Is Ridiculous

If you’re in the market for a new rug, look no further than UGG’s just-introduced home collection. The selection of luxury furnishings includes a $2,000 Classic Leather-Bound Rug made from “sumptuous” wool. In case the price doesn’t throw you off, the rug’s fine print mentions it can’t be exposed to sunlight or washed. Instead, this […]

Also On Elite

Entertainment

Amanda Bynes’s Claims Her Dad Tried To Have Sex With Her In Twitter Rant

Our favorite hate-to-love celebrity Amanda Bynes has gone flying off the handle yet again. This time the topics of discussion are tabloids making her look ugly and her father, Rick, propositioning her for sex and having sexually abusive tendencies. Apparently her parents, Lynn and Rick, insist they are not in contact with their daughter and don’t even […]

Dating

Why Girls Should Make The First Move, As Told By A Guy

As men, we are used to the burden of making the first move. It is never fully comfortable for us, but we do get better at it over time. My question is, have you ladies ever contemplated making the first move? Moreover, have you actually gone through with it? I am sure some of you […]

Humor

Realistically, This Turtle Is Probably Better At Twerking Than You (Video)

We were all but ready to crown Miley the twerking queen, but girlfriend has some serious competition when it comes to booty shaking. Who may her challenger be, you might ask? Oh, none other than this turtle. But let it be known that this is no ordinary turtle — this is the hip-wiggling master of […]

World

A Tiny Bulldog Puppy Attempting To Howl Is Too Cute For Words (Video)

There are no words in the English language descriptive enough to accurately explain how f*cking cute this video of a baby bulldog is. The pup stumbles around on its squishy little paws, not quite sure how to use them yet, and attempts to howl like the grown-up dogs do. The video was originally posted by […]