In South Carolina, Newt Gingrich received a standing ovation for calling Barack Obama the “food-stamp president,’’ while Mitt Romney was applauded for saying Obama is turning America into an “entitlement society.’’ South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint lamented that “Many Americans are sick of seeing the guy in front of them in the grocery line using food stamps to buy steaks.’’ It’s hard to know what point they’re trying to make - and that’s probably deliberate.
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