The video, showing Romney at a closed-doors fundraising event, captures him dismissing 47% of the nation as government-dependent. "My job is not to worry about those people," he says."Those people", not one of us, eh what..
He adds: "I'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives."
Just how pointedly precise their racism, elitism, misogyny and bigotry is, is dependent upon their audience, the more powerful and secure they feel the worse it gets. It all comes from the same overriding sense of superiority that comes with extraordinary wealth and privilege.
We are little people to be derided as this group see fit, there are exceptions and all cannot be covered by the same blanket. However this sense of entitlement is pervasive and insidiously catching.
I know why the Koch brothers use the tea party for their own gains, it is nice to have a mouthpiece that does your own bidding and says what you say in private in public, without the risk.
That great mouthpiece of conservatism Rush Limbaugh is a mere echo chamber of this mentality, Phyllis Schlafly another.
The sooner we stop pandering to their sense of entitlement, the sooner our politicians stop fawning before them the better, it is time to end trickle down prejudice.
Prejudice is taught.
Teh Donald chirps up
"He could be pretty much out of it in terms of his whole mentality," he said. "The whole thing is so crazy, and the way she led him along -- he should know if he were there, if he was with it, he would know after one or two of those questions that she was asking that there is something going on here."