Romney Holds Up Waiters At Fundraiser As People Who “Are Not Having A Good Year”

Posted by | July 17, 2012 09:12 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by Jake

Mitt Romney pointed to waiters at a fundraising event as an example of how poorly the middle class are doing.

Addressing 300 contributors who paid $2,500, $10,000 or $50,000 to hear him speak in Jackson, Miss., Romney acknowledged that the people in the room were well-off compared to many Americans. It was the middle class that had been let down by Obama, Romney said, and he pointed to the wait staff serving finger foods as an example.

“It’s tough being middle class in America right now,” Romney said. “The waiters and waitresses that come in and out of this room and offer us refreshments, they’re not having a good year. The people of the middle class of America are really struggling. And they’re struggling I think in a way because they’re surprised because when they voted for Barack Obama…he promised them that things were going to get a heck a lot of better. He promised hope and change and they’re still waiting.”

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