We Are The 47 Percent: Government-Dependent Citizens Make Whiny Signs

Published:9:33 pm EDT, September 18, 2012| Updated:10:05 am EDT, September 19, 2012|
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Mitt Romney

By now we've all seen the video about how Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney blatantly disses almost half of American citizens (47 percent to be exact) at a closed-door fundraiser, calling them dependent on the government, victims, and not worth his time. As you can imagine, these 47 percent are in an uproar. Posted on a Tumblr account called We Are the 47 Percent: A Project of Tomorrow Mag, the 47 percent show their concern:

47 Percent

"Racked up 50k in debt on locally made craft projects, artisanal canned goods and medical marijuana. Where’s my bailout Obama? WE ARE THE 47%!!!"

47 Percent

"What do you mean I have to give up my unemployment checks just because I got a job? What sort of fascist society IS this? We are the 47 percent."

47 Percent

"I’m stuck w/ Obama because he sends me gov't design checks. WE ARE THE 47%"

47 Percent

"Bought too much kale @ the co-op. Went bad in the fridge. OBAMA!!! WE ARE THE 47%"

47 Percent

"My unemployment check is late so I can’t afford to continue my Kiehl’s skincare regimen. Dry. Flaky. FED UP! WE ARE THE 47%!!!"

47 Percent

"Spent all my $$ on coke and condoms, can’t afford to re-up on my anti-anxiety candy. Where’s my Obamacare? WE ARE THE 47%"

47 Percent

"$20k in debt after associates’ degree in holistic healing. Can barely afford to keep basics in fridge. Haven’t gotten new glasses in years. Where my government @? WE ARE THE 47%!"

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