President Obama Visits Late Show, Weighs in on Mitt Romney "47 Percent" Controversy

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President Barack Obama stopped by the Late Show With David Letterman last night, and had barely sat down before being asked about the Mitt Romney video.

The secretly-recorded-calling-Obama-backers-entitled-irresponsible-drains-on-society video, which Romney stands by, while acknowledging poor word choice.

Letterman asked Obama for his take on Mitt describing "47 percent of Americans" in this manner, to which he said, "One of the things I learned as president is you represent the entire country ... if you want to be president, you have to work for everyone."

Obama noted that in 2008, 47 percent of America voted for his rival, John McCain.

"This is a big country. And people disagree a lot, but one thing I've never tried to do and I think none of us can do in public office is suggest that because somebody doesn't agree with me that they're victims or they're unpatriotic," he said.

"There are not a lot of people out there who think they're victims. There are not a lot of people who think they're entitled to something."

"We've got some obligations to each other, and there's nothing wrong with us giving each other a helping hand so that that single mom's kid, after all the work she's done ... can afford to go to college, go cure the next disease, go start the next Google."

"I think that's a good investment for America."

Election 2012:


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Daina don't deny who u are. We r the superior race. Just take a look around. I agree with every thing u said. Glad that WV peach took a hike. Hope she took her soiled panties with her. What a fuckin phony! Teeheehee


@Daina haven't you caused enough trouble? You're a hateful vile racist. Now you deny acts that fit like a glove. Don't you have guts enough to own what you do?! That horrible Matt/Aaron is your hero remember Miss 100% pure. Go fly a kite Daina!


@Daina- it's sounds to me like the troll WVP has her panties in a bunch? Eh? Such an Obama trooper she was, but now all she can hold onto is women's rights? My o my how far we have dropped! It's Hard for her Daina. When you are free falling stuck to a lead balloon it nightmarish at best. One liberal lie after another, I mean really, WHAT'S A GIRL TOO DO? It's hard for one Administration to keep up with all those lies and the only people that can sympathize with them are Liars themselves! Their credibility is shot! The middle east is in disarray and that was where obama had so much pride! Hilliary looks like she just stopped crying each time I see her!
What an embarrassment this must be for the ""Obama Cult"


Again, it's pathetic how people are writing horrid stuff under the usernames of others. There's comments here I never wrote, but oh well, till the real trolls are run off...this won't end. Instead, same sh*t, different day.


I know ur going to say I don't have to go away. I mean u are a immature child who can't STAND anyone to have a different opinion than u. That's how we know u can't be over 18 because ADULTS don't whine and cry everytime someone disagrees with them. Of course I'm sure in real life u never say SHIT that's why u go so hard on this site. So sad diana. Oh so sad. Ur really nothing but a joke who thinks ur so smart u have stopped learning because girlfriend already knows EVERYTHING. u don't know shit and the sad part is u aren't the kind of person who will ever try to learn anything. U are happily content being a moron.


@daina ur such a trashy pathetic filthy scum of the earth low class I think I'm better than black people bitch. Ur so nasty. Pure? Hahaha yea right u call what comes out of ur mouth pure filthy parasite? Ur opinions mean shit because ur nothing. Lower than nothing that's why u come on here everyday calling people names and talking shit. U must find a way to make ur loser self feel better. People often use political bullying because they have no control in their own lives. Go away nasty skank!


@ BS. LOL, yes she's through with this site....again.
@ WV Peach. You won't see this but just in case I'll be a b#### if you keep your promise and stay away. Don't try to excuse your presence by telling us what you were initially talking about. We don't care. You couldn't be my mother. I'm 100% pure and you know what you are. Go back to that coal mine you're so fond of. Good riddance!


Your done with this site? Again?

Wv peach

Daina: JEEZ, don't be mad that you're one of Romney's so called 47%.

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