Mitt Romney "Not Concerned" About Poor People

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in damage control mode after a comment he made about not being concerned about America's poorest people.

He said this pretty much verbatim. In context, but still.

"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," he told CNN.

"I'm not concerned about the very rich, they're doing just fine. I'm concerned about the very heart of the America, the 90-95 percent of Americans who right now are struggling, and I'll continue to take that message across the nation."

Asked to elaborate on the "very poor" part, because it sounded pretty bad, he did so, without taking it back. Was his answer satisfactory? Watch and decide:

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Jen, Newt made a remark yet the media didn't go after him...about the happy on top and the unhappy on the bottom...and how you shouldn't make the happy on top, unhappy too. In other words, Newt cares about the 1%er's.

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taking stuff out of the concdept. This is what the meadia does all the time.

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@KEW1224- Racist Pigs? You make it so easy for us! Let's say- Your Obama does win! Try this on for size. I walk into a Steak House - Party of 5. $ 300 Tab. A 15% gratuity should come out to $45? Guess what- FUCK YOU-cause I'm already a Racist! You get Zero! I go home and sleep like a baby! I walk into Best Buy- Looking for a $1200 TV. All I want to know is -do you work on Commission? You do? Then I will decide which one of you non-Racist assholes closes the sale! Obama can help the rest of you! You have know idea as to how "Everyday" Republicans " Racists" reach in their pocket to help the "Race Card playing" unfortunate" BUT YOU WILL! You most certainly will!

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The Democrats voter base is the poor- has been for years. The reason you stay down is because if you rise up then they no longer have a voter base. It's necessary for them to keep a % of you down. What Obama has done for you is virtually nothing. His party has handcuffed business's with regulations to the point where they cannot progress - this in itself is why you don't prosper. A diversion is a necessity in politics in order to obtain votes. Case in point- Racist Tea Party etc. When was the last time you heard of a Millionaire Carjacking someone or a Home Invasion. If you think it's bad now- vote for him again and you see bad & the Hell that comes with it.

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I AM VERY UPSET THAT MITT ROMNEY HAS SAID HE DOESN'T CARE ABOUT THE POOR. I KNEW WHEN HE STARTING RUNNING THAT YOU COULD JUST TELL HE DIDN'T CARE ABOUT NOONE BUT HISSELF AND THE RICH. HE NEVER TRYS TO HELP THE POOR, HISPANIC, ASIAN, OR BLACK PEOPLE, OR ANY OTHER RACE. BECAUSE YOU NEVER SEE HIM CAMPAIGNING IN THOSE AREAS. SO YOU ALL WANT A MAN IN THE WHITE THAT DOESN'T CARE ABOUT ANY OTHER PEOPLE BUT WHITE PEOPLE AND RICH PEOPLE! COME ON! WE COME TO FAR FOR THAT NOW!

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United States was built on Christan belief and the very same people who came to this country were seeking freedom. Lets not reminded you that this country was not ours yet we took it way from the natives who lived here for years before the 1st American laid foot here. Our counrty NOT "yours" is made up of different cultures, backgrounds, beliefs, etc and most who come here seek for a better life. Granite there are people who take advantage of federal programs generation after genernation and something needs to be done. But there are those who benefit from these programs and seek their way out of poverty. I completely agree with Romney but I think people took it out of context. Middle class citizen dont need higher taxes because they are already struggling with the economy. Ignorance is bliss and ones perception isnt more right than someone elses perception.

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The GOP has always cared about their rich friends and big corporations they don't care about you if you are not rich.
Most of them are racist pigs.

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It is truly sad that their is so much hate between those of us who call ourselves proud to be Americans. I am black and grow up poor and I heard Romney's first words "I am concerned about Americans" the poor are American's. This man loves this country he sings about it, not because Obama sang an Al Green song but because he loves this country. The man is concerned about all of us and he better than most understands the American dream, he lived it and wants to see that dream come true for everyone. Knewt is not going to take his mistress of 6 years into the White House. It is appauling that Knewt is even running for President.

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Like every other President Romney says he plan to do this & that and once in office this things never happens. Every American should be a concern, the High Class, Middle Class, and Low Class. Fixing the Economy should be our main concern. Some people comments on this site shows why America is in the situation its in today.
God Please Bleass America...

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Sloan chatepa, he didn't mean he didn't care about you. You already have your food stamps and disability or welfare. He's talking about the middle class who wants to work and cannot get jobs. His focus he said, will be on middle class so they can find a wanted job...and i think he still wants you to get yours too!!

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