SHUT UP AND DO MY NAILS, 99%: What Mitt Romney's Wealthy Supporters Really Think Of Us

On her way to a $50,000 a plate Romney fundraiser in the Hamptons, this is what one supporter had to say (from the Los Angeles Times):

A New York City donor a few cars back, who also would not give her name, said Romney needed to do a better job connecting. “I don’t think the common person is getting it,” she said from the passenger seat of a Range Rover stamped with East Hampton beach permits. “Nobody understands why Obama is hurting them.“We’ve got the message,” she added. “But my college kid, the baby sitters, the nails ladies — everybody who’s got the right to vote — they don’t understand what’s going on. I just think if you’re lower income — one, you’re not as educated, two, they don’t understand how it works, they don’t understand how the systems work, they don’t understand the impact.”

A MoveOn original, quoted from Los Angeles Times.

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