Please read the email, and watch the video that highlights some of the reactions Mitt Romney is getting in reaction to the leaked video from a Florida fundraiser earlier this year:
Dear MoveOn member,
We asked MoveOn members to respond to Mitt Romney’s insulting comments about 47% of Americans—and we got some videos that blew us away. An awesome great-grandma named DeEtte sent us one that would knock Romney’s socks off.
But don’t take it from us—watch it and rate it, along with other compelling videos from MoveOn members. And then share them with everyone! Romney’s 47% insults are really hurting him with independent voters, so we need to share these powerful responses as widely as possible.1
Awesome great-grandma gives Romney a piece of her mind:
Romney said that the 47% of Americans who will vote for President Obama are “dependent” on government, think of themselves as “victims,” and will never “take personal responsibility for their lives.”1 He was talking about you, me, and millions of other Americans, including DeEtte.
But just like you and me, DeEtte and the other MoveOn members who shared their stories with us are not victims—we’re voters. Watch their videos, starting with DeEtte’s—then rate them and share with everyone!
Thanks for all you do.
–Justin, Victoria, Ryan, Emily, and the rest of the team
P.S. I want to give a special thanks to all of the MoveOn members who had the courage to share their moving stories!
1. “Poll: Mitt Romney ’47 percent’ remarks hurt independent support,” Politico, September 19, 2012
2. “SECRET VIDEO: Romney Tells Millionaire Donors What He REALLY Thinks of Obama Voters,” Mother Jones, September 17, 2012
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This email was sent to Cecelia Morgan on September 24, 2012.