I think we're all bozos on this bus.
The Article wrote:
The quote didn’t, on its own, kill Romney’s chances. But for many voters, it unmistakably conveyed the worldview of a man unable to see that a member of the middle-class or the working poor might be just as hard-working, just as determined, as someone from his own privileged demographic.
I know at least 2 voters for whom this statement did affect their decision to not vote for him. One of whom was in Ohio.