Even Mitt Romney’s garbage man, Richard Hayes, is taking offense to his 47 percent insult. Yeah, Richard Hayes is the dude who picks up trash at Romney’s ocean-front mansion in La Jolla, Calif. Labor union AFSCME is out with a new spot, featuring Hayes saying how hard he works in his job everyday and says “we’re kind of the invisible people:”
My name is Richard Hayes, and I pick up Mitt Romney’s trash. We’re kind of like the invisible people. He doesn’t realize that the service we provide — if it wasn’t for us, it would be a big health issue, us not picking up trash.
Residents do come out and shake our hands. Sometimes they give us hugs and thank us for the job we’re doing, hand us water and Gatorades. Tell us we’re doing a good job and keep up the good work. Picking up 15, 16 tons by hand, that takes a toll on your body. When I’m 55, 60 years old, I know my body’s gonna be break down [sic]. Mitt Romney doesn’t care about that.
It’s pretty obvious that Richard Hayes, who is black, is being used as Romney’s Willie Horton, to dig in on his comment that 47 percent of Americans are deadbeat and want government assistance rather than taking responsibility for their lives. Well, this is another reason why Black America will come out in force for President Obama on November 6.
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