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Romney writes off working class folk

September 29, 2012
The Inter-Mountain

During the 1940 presidential campaign, a Republican judge commented on what he thought of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's supporters. "The president's only supporters are paupers," intoned the GOP jurist, "who earn less than $1,200 a year and aren't worth that." FDR was quick to respond. Noting half the people earned less, he exclaimed, "Paupers who are not worth their salt - there speaks the true sentiment of the Republican leadership, in this year of grace."



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