"I'm not concerned about the very poor."The Republican Party and Mitt Romney are the culmination of American Capitalism. The Wall Street Thieves and Vulture Capitalist friends of Mitt Romney have been driving the American Economy into this Recession. The Recession aids the 1% and the longer it goes the more they like it. The Republicans are safeguarding the Recession because the longer they can harm the American People the more will be driven into perpetual Wage Slavery and Penury.
"I like to be able to fire people who provide me services."
"Don’t try and stop the foreclosure process. Let it run its course and hit the bottom, allow investors to buy homes." 3 Quotes which sum up Mitt Romney 2012 GOP Presidental Nominee.
"During depressions, money flows back to it's rightful owners" - Richard Mellon ScaifeTo Republicans the Poor and shrinking Middle Class are nothing but Cogs in the gears of Industry and War. To be used when young and healthy and to be discarded when old or broken.
It's the precise reason the Republicans are always trying to undo Unions, steal Social Security and eliminate Medicare. Unions and the Social Safety net provide a chance for Americans to have a decent life after their working days are over. Republicans want Americans to work until they die.
But, like all things Right-Wing the Republican caused and continually fueled Recession has to be run through the BainWashing Machine of the Alternate Conservative Universe.
So, Reince Priebus and the RNC continually portray President Obama and his family as out-of-touch.
President Obama, his wife Michelle and their two daughters are an ideal case of the American Dream. Rising from modest backgrounds Barack and Michelle, through hard work and education rose via the meritocracy and are currently in a loving and stable marriage with two seemingly well-behaved and well-adjusted children.
But, in modern Republican politics, lies are much more important. So, create fake news stories about Michelle Obama spending $50,000 on lingerie. Matt Drudge ran with it! It'll stick. Of course, it's an out-right lie and never mind the Great Grifter Sarah Palin's $150,000 dollar wardrobe for the 2008 election. Because it's all about setting the stage in the conservatives mind and then feeding propaganda to the mind that is able and willing to accept it.
It's all about getting poor and middle class people to vote themselves into bondage to the Republican Slavers and 1% Masters. As Senator Tom Coburn wrote The Rich are involved in a scheme, "This reverse Robin Hood style of wealth redistribution... Fleecing the Taxpayer while contributing nothing..."