No, it wasn’t just that Willard was in the heat of a campaign, or that somehow his 47% remarks were taken out of context, or any other possible excuse you can think of. The fact is, the guy’s an ignoramus, sociopath, and – as Kos puts it – “as big a dick as always.” Check out Willard’s latest, from a conference call earlier today with – who else – his big money people, explaining why, in his view, he lost the election (hint: it’s not because his party’s bat**** crazy, that he was a horrible candidate, that he managed to turn off just about every Latino in the country, etc.).
In a conference call on Wednesday afternoon with his national finance committee, Mr. Romney said that the president had followed the “old playbook” of wooing specific interest groups – “especially the African-American community, the Hispanic community and young people,” Mr. Romney explained – with targeted gifts and initiatives.
“In each case they were very generous in what they gave to those groups,” Mr. Romney said.
“With regards to the young people, for instance, a forgiveness of college loan interest, was a big gift,” he said. “Free contraceptives were very big with young college-aged women. And then, finally, Obamacare also made a difference for them, because as you know, anybody now 26 years of age and younger was now going to be part of their parents’ plan, and that was a big gift to young people. They turned out in large numbers, a larger share in this election even than in 2008.”
The president’s health care plan, he added, was also a useful tool in mobilizing African-American and Hispanic voters…
Note how Willard slices and dices America, blames everyone but himself for his failings (of which there are too many to count!), and basically demeans anyone who was too stupid (you know that’s what he’s thinking) to vote for him? Yes, Willard is as heinous as we all thought he was. Thank god he didn’t win the election.
P.S. Meanwhile, of course, the fact is that the “red states” (and “red” counties within blue states) overwhelmingly are net recipients (aka, “takers”) of largesse from the “blue states” (and “blue” counties/cities within red states), which are overwhelmingly net donors (aka, “makers”). Fascinating how that works, huh? Anyway, have fun seceding (more teapublican lunacy – shocker!) and forgoing all that money you guys get from places like Northern Virginia, all you Romney-supporting, dead-ender teahadists out there!