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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TO AMERICANS ARE SO TACKY, COMMENT. IF YOU ARE LIVING IN MY COUNTRY, BUT YOU WEREN'T BORN HERE, GO BACK TO THE 3RD WORLD DUMP YOU WERE BORN IN, WE WON'T MISS YOU. ROMNEY FOR PRESIDENT, IN 2012!

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I understand what he is saying, but I'm not very comfortable with that attitude. HOWEVER - I do like the fact that Romney is acting like he's got a pair. He sounded "presidential" in that interview. He was direct and sure of himself. All to often, Mitt comes off as being "wishy-washy". Of course, that happens when you flip-flop as much as he does. Overall, I think that was a positive interview for him. Mitt really needs to learn that lesson from Newton. Say it like you mean it.

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duh... Hes a republaikan lol of course he doesnt care about poor ppl. Wats real funny is how he makes speeches about ppl nt using credit if they dnt have the money.... Yet thats exactly wat he did with bain industries. He borrowed lots of money knowing he had nothing to bk it up with and the company goes belly up and he still gets paid. The ol do as i say nt as i do mantra. I def think things can be revised and yes some do abuse the system but nt everyone does. The fact is 51% is below the proverty line. That means a fam of 4 making 24000 a yr or less. So yea its a pretty hard job to try and change that guess its jus easier to ignore.

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Sorry! they can KISS this vet`s ass..ha

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what is it wil you americans and belief that all poor people are abusers of the system? that belief is the exact reason why you people have such capitalistic, unfair system. not every single poor person is an asshole who wants to live of your money! jeez man.. take it easy. the shit you get for free is not exactly amazing either, livin in a ghetto and eating crap. that fate might just happen to you, if smt in life goes wrong. that is why people have social security.. so that if YOU get fucked one day, you wont be eating your own ass as a source of protein..

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Remember when the Vietnam Vet`s came home.Americans called them -Baby Killers.Now! look at the winners in SC,and FL.Both states voted for "Baby Killers" No.1,No 2,and No 3 want to Kill More Babies...So they can Kill This Vietnam Vet`s ass...two face pieces of dung.

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Aaron Neville sang it best "Tell it like it Is"!!
This campaign is truly *one for the books. Never have I Noticed such clowns who have a diagnosis as foot in the mouth disease. I guess it is a good thing that I do Not smoke, otherwise * I'd have to light a Lucky Strike to celebrate the fact that Midas Touch Mitt has Rush Limbaugh over the wall upset. Seeing Rush on TV ballooning out of control madd is a celebration within itself. I still believe in that old Mike Todd school of prosperity. "Often broke but Never poor."
P.S.
In the mist of all situations, allow yourself to still feel Blessed!

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they wont vote for him because they would then have to get off the behinds and work instead of sitting home and collecting off the system. I live in MA and I bust my hump everyday going to work 9 hours and supporting my family. I know many people that are very able to work and chose to live off the system and get food stamps, free housing etc. I even know of a person who knew enough after getting knocked up (I wont even say pregnant) to go to a shelter so she would get housing quickly. She also hid the fact that she was staying at her moms house. She can work but why? My kid has a baby works 40 hours a week is a single mom and because she wont be lazy doesnt qualify for any help, so she struggles with bills and making sure she has the staples in life. So dont vote for Mitt and keep supporting the unwilling to work

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Mitt isn't gud person,hw come he could say such ting damm!!!

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The very poor dont vote anyway ao why would he give a crap about them? Lets be honest. Most of you talking shit on either side dont vote either so why should anyone carw about your opinion?