“By now, just about anyone following the race for the 2012 election has heard about Mitt’s ‘gaffe’, concerning what he thinks about the 47% of Americans that are strapped to the US welfare state.  Yes, to a large portion of that 47%, the statement might have seemed difficult to hear; and, the common take on Mitt’s words could make the fight for the White House just a little bit more difficult for the Romney campaign”