Yup, not a typo. Romney made those remarks in an interview with Soledad O'Brien Wednesday morning. After all, he said, "We have a very ample safety net and we can talk about whether it needs to be strengthened or whether there are holes in it."
We like the myth of a classless society because it corresponds nicely to the stories we like to tell ourselves about the United States and the American Dream. For these reasons, the GOP spin on social divisiveness gets some traction in the public.