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

inkling_revival Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 9:50 AM
Clearly, rauljg, you are one of those to whom Gov. Romney was actually referring -- the voters who have their minds made up already, to whom it is a waste of time and resources to appeal. Enjoy your ignorance. You've worked hard for it.

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...