Just as President Obama’s “you didn’t build that” gaffe was, contrary to his defenders’ insistence, worse when experienced in context, his “I actually believe in redistribution” remark is more alarming when examined in its entirety.

Last week, Mother Jones released a videotape of Mitt Romney at a Boca Raton, FL fundraiser telling his audience that the 47 percent of the American population who pay no federal income tax see themselves as victims, automatically support Obama, and cannot be swayed by targeted campaign efforts.

The media went wild over Romney’s statement, accusing him of not caring about half the country and of attempting to carve out an electorate who support his elitist economic policies.

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