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

supercarp Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 2:28 PM
He is right that the federal government is inept. What he is wrong about is that he wants to increase our defense budget and decrease taxes on the wealthy. The wealthy in the US pay less tax than anywhere else in the world.

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...