Romney: Obama Has Let Down These Servants Who Bring Us Our Finger Food

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Speaking at the exclusive River Hills Club in Jackson, Mississippi, where wealthy donors paid up to $50,000 to see him, Mitt Romney pointed at the waiters serving the elite crowd and said Barack Obama has let them down.

Addressing 300 contributors who paid $2,500, $10,000 or $50,000 to hear him speak, 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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