"The wealthy buyers are afraid that they can't win this election with big bucks alone. They are no longer sure that they can lead the public by the nose, under Karl Rove’s expertise and with the hundreds of millions available from the Koch brothers, Sheldon Adelson and the media empire of Rupert Murdoch.
None of their power can stop the clip of Romney talking about the 47% of Americans he supposedly knows all about and doesn’t care much for. Big Mitt cut his own throat by talking the way he really thinks. The damning comments were made at a private show for fat cats who were tired of being soaked, or imagining they were. It’s a safe bet that Romney was told he had to step up and defend them. Americans could see the bare flesh of Romney’s crooked hand," – Stanley Crouch, via the relentlessly reasonable Jeff Weintraub.