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July 03, 2014


Beauprez Has His Own 47% Moment

A 2010 video surfaced of Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez (R) making comments that echo those that hurt Mitt Romney's challenge to President Obama two years later, the Denver Post reports.

Said Beauprez: "I see something that frankly doesn't surprise me, having been on Ways and Means Committee: 47% of all Americans pay no federal income tax. I'm guessing that most of you in this room are not in that 47% -- God bless you -- but what that tells me is that we've got almost half the population perfectly happy that somebody else is paying the bill, and most of that half is you all."

Here's the video:












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