Mitt Romney Booed By NAACP Crowd Over Obamacare Comment

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Speaking before an already-skeptical NAACP crowd, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised eyebrows Wednesday when he said he'd do more for the African-American community than Barack Obama, the nation's first black president.

He then drew jeers when he lambasted Obama's health care law.

After promising to repeal Obamacare, which will help an estimated seven million uninsured African-Americans obtain coverage, he heard it from the audience ...

"If you want a president who will make things better in the African-American community, you are looking at him," Romney unflinchingly told the group.

Pausing as some in the crowd heckled, he added, "You take a look!"

"For real?" yelled someone in the crowd at the annual convention.

The reception was rocky at times, though generally polite as the GOP hopeful sought to woo a Democratic bloc that voted heavily for Obama in 2008.

They will undoubtedly do so again, but Romney gets credit for even showing to an event that could not be farther from his political wheelhouse.

Romney's best moments came when his comments about improving education and employment for the lower and middle classes drew applause.

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Are you kidding me? GreySkies is a perfect example of how the educational system is the US has failed. Obama certainly has not helped GreySkies get an education (or a good one that is). GreySkies you said "no one will let handle his shit" If am not mistaken he has majority in both houses of congress and he has scared Chief Justice Roberts out of the country. I think the gov't is letting Obama "handle his shit". GreySkies what do you think of 9/11? Do you remember? Greyskies are employed right now? Did you know one of Obama's Staff met with the Muslim Brotherhood? Do you care about 4 border patrol stations were closed by Obama? GreySkies you have no idea on the things I just mentioned, do you? Ignorance is bliss, until 9/11 happens again.

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man fuck all that shit....we can't have another white foo running America!!! Nor do we need a republican in office....we need to keep Obama cus he knows what he's doing....it's just that no one will let him handle his shit....he definately deserves another term N Romney can wait!!!!!

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Romney is a Doer!He did Massh. in,by increasing their debt and driving jobs away.He is a doer,pocket millions at Bain,while thousands lost their job.A doer alright!

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@Tim If more women could find jobs in this Obama economic climate? They'd be able to have their own health insurance and the taxpayers wouldn't be strapped paying for it as they will be with Barack's plan....another burden on the middle class for sure! And another promise broken by Obama who said he would not raise taxes on the middle class! Mitt plans to replace Obama Care with a health care system that will in fact be private sector-based which means it takes the burden off us middle class folks..we have enough on our plate right now. Good thing you don't vote! Please do stay HOME!

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My mind is inflated.I want Mitt and Obama to begin the debating process.

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Romney is a handsome man.

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Okay.@good bve.I was waiting for somebody to log on.

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Oh and keep in mind while the state was suffering under his leadership, the economy was booming in America.When his term ended,the state ranked 47th worse-off in the nation.

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Tim and Sara I am not shocked.Mitt claims he decrease the debt but records show the states debt actually increase.Mitt also claims he left Bain in 1999 but his taxes show 2001.When jobs were lost.

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Disturbing news@ I took time to research Romney. As governor he raised taxes tallying over 300 million.Manufacturing jobs decreased 15%,the state was hurting,people traveled out of state in hopes for work.

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