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An illustrated guide to the people Mitt Romney believes don’t pay enough taxes

By Megan Carpentier
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 12:53 EDT
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Though he’s since called them “inelegant”, former governor and current presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s (R-MA) comments about the 47 percent of Americans who pay no federal income taxes have generated a lot of buzz about who those people actually are.

Here’s a look.

[Data for this chart comes from here, here and here.

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Megan Carpentier
Megan Carpentier is the executive editor of Raw Story. She previously served as an associate editor at Talking Points Memo; the editor of news and politics at Air America; an editor at Jezebel.com; and an associate editor at Wonkette. Her published works include pieces for the Washington Post, the Washington Independent, Ms Magazine, RH Reality Check, the Women's Media Center, On the Issues, the New York Press, Bitch and Women's eNews.
 
 
 
 
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