September 18, 2012 – Segment 3

Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney’s recent controversial comments to a group of donors, in which he said that 47% of voters think of themselves as “victims,” are “dependent” on government, and “believe that they are entitled to healthcare, to food, and to housing, to you-name-it.” He also claimed that he would have an easier time being elected if he were Latino.


Our guests will be:

  • Imara Jones, writer for Colorlines who wrote an article about the racialized nature of Romney’s comments;
  • Dedrick Muhammad, Sr. Director of the Economic Department and Executive Director of the Financial Freedom Center, NAACP;
  • Marta Mossburg, columnist with the Baltimore Sun and the Frederick News-Post, senior fellow at the Maryland Public Policy Institute and a fellow at the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity.