Romney: The 47%, binders full of women and self-deportation...Youth, Women, Hispanics, Blacks, Asians. This is America now. Get over it. We didn't need "gifts."  We voted for Unity and Trust.    http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-general/20121115/US.Romney/

Romney: The 47%, binders full of women and self-deportation...Youth, Women, Hispanics, Blacks, Asians. This is America now. Get over it. We didn't need "gifts." We voted for Unity and Trust. http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-general/20121115/US.Romney/

50.By SARAH HUISENGA / CBS NEWS/ October 7, 2012, 7:11 PM  Confident Romney continues shift to center in Fla.  Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., center, waves before introducing Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, second from left, and his wife Ann, left, during a campaign rally, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 in Port St. Lucie, Fla. / AP PHOTO

Confident Romney continues shift to center

50.By SARAH HUISENGA / CBS NEWS/ October 7, 2012, 7:11 PM Confident Romney continues shift to center in Fla. Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., center, waves before introducing Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, second from left, and his wife Ann, left, during a campaign rally, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 in Port St. Lucie, Fla. / AP PHOTO

With the 2012 presidential election just a few days away, all eyes are on President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. While the candidates’ stances on the economy, jobs and civil liberties are what many Americans consider the most divisive issues, there’s an aesthetic element to campaigns that often goes unnoticed.

With the 2012 presidential election just a few days away, all eyes are on President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. While the candidates’ stances on the economy, jobs and civil liberties are what many Americans consider the most divisive issues, there’s an aesthetic element to campaigns that often goes unnoticed.

Campaign Stops - Strong Opinions on the 2012 Election "" not afraid to talk about race,,,Contrary to what many Americans think, most people do in fact want a hand up and not a handout.""

Not Afraid to Talk About Race

Campaign Stops - Strong Opinions on the 2012 Election "" not afraid to talk about race,,,Contrary to what many Americans think, most people do in fact want a hand up and not a handout.""

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (right) listens as his vice presidential running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, speaks during a campaign stop at the NASCAR Technical Institute on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in Mooresville, N.C. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (right) listens as his vice presidential running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, speaks during a campaign stop at the NASCAR Technical Institute on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in Mooresville, N.C. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

31.By JAN CRAWFORD / CBS NEWS/ October 1, 2012, 7:32 PM  Can Romney redefine himself in this week's debate?  3 Comments  / Shares/ Tweets/Stumble/EmailMore +  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Denver on September 23, 2012. / MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GETTYIMAGES

Can Romney redefine himself in this week's debate?

31.By JAN CRAWFORD / CBS NEWS/ October 1, 2012, 7:32 PM Can Romney redefine himself in this week's debate? 3 Comments / Shares/ Tweets/Stumble/EmailMore + Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Denver on September 23, 2012. / MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GETTYIMAGES

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama laugh as Romney gets up to address the 67th annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama, Romney in (mostly) friendly duel of wits

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama laugh as Romney gets up to address the 67th annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

363 Campaign 2012  2012 town hall Presidential Debate in two minutes  President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took the stage at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y on Tuesday night for a town hall style debate.  The Washington Post   OCT 17

363 Campaign 2012 2012 town hall Presidential Debate in two minutes President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took the stage at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y on Tuesday night for a town hall style debate. The Washington Post OCT 17

President Trump has picked former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be the next U.S. ambassador to Russia. That’s despite the fact that Huntsman called on Trump to back out of the 2016 presidential race after the release of the vulgar “Access Hollywood” tape. Huntsman, a 2012 Republican presidential candidate, has held two previous ambassadorships, but given all the attention on Russia’s reported meddling in the 2016 election and potential ties to the Trump campaign, the job is sure to be under…

President Trump taps Jon Huntsman to be ambassador to Russia

President Trump has picked former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be the next U.S. ambassador to Russia. That’s despite the fact that Huntsman called on Trump to back out of the 2016 presidential race after the release of the vulgar “Access Hollywood” tape. Huntsman, a 2012 Republican presidential candidate, has held two previous ambassadorships, but given all the attention on Russia’s reported meddling in the 2016 election and potential ties to the Trump campaign, the job is sure to be under…

The narrative of "there are now more takers than makers" in the US is not just insulting - it is plainly a lie. The arithmetic - the real winner of the 2012  election - backs it up. Seventy percent of counties with the fastest-growth in food-stamp aid during the last four years voted for the Republican presidential candidate in 2008, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data compiled by Bloomberg.

Republican-Heavy Counties Eat Up Most Food-Stamp Growth

The narrative of "there are now more takers than makers" in the US is not just insulting - it is plainly a lie. The arithmetic - the real winner of the 2012 election - backs it up. Seventy percent of counties with the fastest-growth in food-stamp aid during the last four years voted for the Republican presidential candidate in 2008, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data compiled by Bloomberg.

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