VIDEO: Republicans Condemn Romney’s “Gifts” Comment

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, Romney, Video

Well, it didn’t take long for Mitt to put his foot in his mouth yet again and make him seem completely out of step with where the rest of the country is.

First, let’s listen to what he said…

I like how when Obama gives people money…they’re gifts. When Mitt gives people money…it’s sound economic policy.

I believe Governor Bobby Jindal was the first Republican to come out and say these comments were not smart. Here’s that interview…

Next, former RNC chairman Michael Steele calls the comments stupid…

Last, Senator Kelly Ayotte has a softer rebuke…

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5 Responses to “VIDEO: Republicans Condemn Romney’s “Gifts” Comment”

  1. Guh James Says:

    Oh Mitt!! You opened your mouth and proved what most of thought about you. You’re an elitist dolt that has no idea about the voters you were trying to fool.

  2. Tillyosu Says:

    Just out of curiosity Justin, when did Mitt advocate giving people money?

  3. khaki Says:

    Romney seems to still be trapped in the extreme right wing bubble into which he got snared during the primaries. (Or could it just be who he is?) Either way, I am starting to question the man’s intellect. He was too stupid to break from the extreme right during the general election (until it was too late), and he’s too stupid to see that the extreme right wing-lock step mentality has just gone down in flames. He’s pandering to the Tea Party (presumably to provide an excuse for his loss) when he should be shoring up his reputation. (Duh. The man is un-presidential. Period.) The fever is breaking all around him, but Romney is still holding on even after a decisive electoral defeat. Crazy. Seeing Jindal and the others speak rationally about it is evidence that we are seeing the GOP / Tea Party fever break. God I hope.

  4. Brandt Hardin Says:

    Romney should know now that money can’t buy everything. The racism of yesteryear has come full circle in our county. The entire world embraced our choice of a black President four years ago and most nations of the world still support him. The fringe elements of Republican sect have crept through into the mainstream once again with conservative mouthpieces planting the seeds of hate. The only doubt lies here at home rooting from bigotry. Watch the white hands paint Obama in Blackface at

  5. Angela Says:

    Romney seems to think it (the “gifts”) was a political tactic on Obama’s part. I’m still undecided.

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