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Mitt Romney, in his run to become the candidate to challenge Obama for the white house takes the textbook Republican trophy with this one. This former left-labeled Republican candidate has made a stir with his comment about poor people after winning the Florida primaries.
“I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there. If it needs a repair , I’ll fix it,” he said. “I’m not concerned about the very rich…. I’m concerned about the very heart of America, the 90 to 95 percent of Americans who right now are struggling.”
CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien asked him to clarify his remarks saying, “There are lots of very poor Americans who are struggling who would say, ‘That sounds odd.’”