How many times must the left tell Americans what it thinks of them before Americans realize a simple fact: Leftist leaders simply don’t like half the country? In 2012, the media lost its mind over former Gov. Mitt Romney’s statement that 47 percent of Americans “who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them” would vote for President Obama. This apparently demonstrated that Romney hates everyday Americans. Disdains them. Sees them as moochers.
In 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama claimed that small-town Americans in the Midwest are benighted hicks. “It’s not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations,” he said. This received attention from the conservative press, but was downplayed by the mainstream media, or brushed off as accurate.
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