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Romney's '47 Percent' Named Year's Best Quote


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Carrie
- 1294 days ago - news.msn.com
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's comments about 47 percent of the population being dependent on the government and "binders full of women" topped this year's best quotes, according to a Yale University librarian.



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Jason S. (50)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 3:26 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Laura H. (958)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 5:11 pm
This is the only time when Mittens spoke the(his) truth about the middle class and poor...
 

pam w. (138)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 5:26 pm
I don't know....some of the Senators who spoke about "legitimate rape" and how a woman's body can "shut down" a pregnancy rank right up there. I'm surprised they weren't included.
 

Laura H. (958)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 5:30 pm
I agree with you Pam...a green star to you!
 

Kamila A. (141)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 6:04 pm
....yeah, and how about the aspirin between the legs as contraceptive?
Romney's takes the cake though, I do admit that.
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 6:22 pm
romney!!..'YOU WASTED OXYGEN....AND MONEY!!!"....dumb ass!
 

John B. (194)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 7:56 pm
Thanks Carrie for the link to Mr. Fred Shapiro's top 10 list. I wish he would do a top twenty though. Read and noted.
 

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Monday December 10, 2012, 3:52 am
I like: ""I'm an honorary consul general, so I have inviolability."
It made sing the following from "Pirates of Penzance":

I am the very model of an honorary Consul-General
I've information vegetable, animal, and mineral
I know the kings of England, and I quote the fights historical
From Marathon to Waterloo, in order categorical

I'm very well acquainted, too, with matters mathematical
I understand equations, both the simple and quadratical
About binomial theorem I'm teeming with a lot o' news
With many cheerful facts about the square of the hypotenuse

With many cheerful facts about the square of the hypotenuse


I'm very good at integral and differential calculus
I know the scientific names of beings animalculous
In short, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral
I am the very model of an honorary Consul-General.
For this I am a master of inviolability!
 

Arlene Mary Baladi (40)
Monday December 10, 2012, 6:03 am
Interesting article...Romney wins "Best Clown of the Year" award!
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Monday December 10, 2012, 9:39 pm
Noted.
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 3:48 pm
Guess Romeny SHOULD OF lived by the words, " best to be thought a FOOL, then to open mouth & remove ALL dought".
 
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