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The Ugly History of "Makers vs. Takers" Rhetoric

During the 2012 presidential election, Republican nominee Mitt Romney made some remarks that may have sunk his candidacy. This was nothing new for the perennial presidential candidate. 1,848 more words

Minority Retort

The “47 percent!” The video heard around the world, which turned the tide of the 2012 Presidential election. Mitt Romney’s blunt comment wasn’t what got him and the Republican Party into trouble, but a Florida bartender named… 280 more words

"Making A Difference": Scott Prouty Is No Samuel Wurzelbacher

So I kept thinking as I watched Ed Schultz’s interview last night with Scott Prouty—as we now know, the man who made and leaked the 47 percent video—I kept trying to check my impulses by asking myself: Now, suppose this were Fox, and suppose Scott Prouty had secretly taped Barack Obama saying that corporate leaders were heartless mercenaries who cared nothing about their employees or America, and suppose that that had helped cost Obama the election. 861 more words


SHMOOZE NEWS: The Old Man and the CPAC

Et tu, Smarty?  You guys!  Vote for me to travel the world on someone else’s dime and help The Smarty at the Party go (even more) global!  764 more words

News You Can Use To Shmooze

Scott Prouty is a hero. When the poll tides seemed to be shifting towards the Republican’s massive deception campaign during the 2012 election season Mr. Prouty, arguably, saved the nation from the mitts of Mitt Romney and the Money Barons with his video camera. 316 more words

United Steelworkers snaps up 'Mr. 47 Percent' Scott Prouty

That didn’t take long. Scott Prouty, the bartender who secretly shot the video of Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comments at a fundraising dinner, has found a new gig with the United Steelworkers union. 234 more words

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