WATCH: Mitt Romney's Own Mother Undermines His Entire Campaign
You know that guy who's running for president? The one who touts individual achievement, without any government assistance, as the ideal embodied by truly patriotic Americans? Wouldn't it be crazy if there were a video out there of, say, his own mother praising government welfare assistance as one of the primary reasons his father was able to establish himself in this great country of ours and eventually become a governor? Oh wait. Skip to :50 for the good stuff.
Yes, according to the Boston Globe: "George Romney's family fled from Mexico in 1912 to escape a revolution there, and benefited from a $100,000 fund established by Congress to help refugees who had lost their homes and most of their belongings."
Just something to keep in mind the next time you hear Mr. Romney talk about the evils of dependence on government.