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Romney, Not Obama, Shows Concern For Nation's Poor

Bulwark Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 8:38 AM
OMG, someone's used the "M" word. Isn't that one of the proscribed words. Right up there with honest, ethics, loyalty, integrity... Oh, those hateful code words just won't go away. I thought this an unusual and odd day at TownHall: No drivel on the board. And then there was Chas86.

CINCINNATI - There's an odd imbalance that few have noticed in this presidential campaign. In the midst of a continuing economic downturn, one candidate talks regularly about poverty, and the other doesn't. The one who does is the Republican, Mitt Romney.

He's done it for a long time. Go back to Romney's March 30 speech in Appleton, Wis., in which he introduced the charge that President Obama is creating a "government-centered society." "Over 46 million Americans are now living in poverty, more than ever before in our nation's history," Romney said. "In households with single moms, over 39 percent are...