Mitt Romney: 'I'm Not Concerned About The Very Poor'

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  1. J.E.D
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    "I'm in this race because I care about Americans. I'm not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there. If it needs repair, I'll fix it,"

    The safety net that has faced drastic cuts over the last few years? The safety net that Romney himself has proposed cutting? For him to pretend that the safety net is all the help the poor need, just makes him sound so out of touch with reality.

    I guess I shouldn't be surprised. This is the same millionaire who said, corporations are people, he enjoys firing people, he knows what it's like to worry about pink slips, he's unemployed too, and $374k in speaking fees isn't much. It seems that every time he opens his mouth, he sticks his foot in it.

     
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    Well, finally he comes outright with it.

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    Out of context.
     
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    Well, only if you lie about what he said. But you already knew that. You just love the lies.
     
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    The context was given. His explanation doesn't hold water.
     
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    another day another Faux outrage
    I swear..people NEED any reason for their panties to be in a bunch...

    sheeeeesh
     
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    Actually, it does. Very much so. He says the very poor have a safety net (which is true), and that if that safety net needs fixing (which it might), he will fix it. What part of that is unclear to you?
     
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    The part where his own proposed policies call for cuts to the safety net. The part where the safety net is an aid, not a cure, for poverty.
     

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