Asked about it later, Romney claimed that he did not say different things in front of different audiences (as opposed to those other sneaky politicians), and that if people (namely, people who attended NAACP meetings) wanted “free stuff,” they should “vote for the other guy.”
So why are Obama and Romney nearly tied in the polls? Turns out that Romney has a strong edge among white men, with a commanding 24 percent lead among white male senior citizens. Problem is the Republican demographic (white, old) is literally dying off; meanwhile, minority babies now outnumber non-Hispanic white babies in the U.S. population census.
Said Republican Senator Lindsay Graham: “We are not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for thelong-term.” We can only hope Senator Graham is right.