So you could see they did, in fact, cover the story. As for accidentally overheard comments, has there ever been one with more impact than, "There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what … who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims. … These are people who pay no income tax. … and so my job is not to worry about those people. I’ll never convince them that they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives."