A Defining Moment

Governor Mitt Romney’s statement about not worrying about the poor has been treated as a gaffe in much of the media, and those in the Republican establishment who have been rushing toward endorsing his coronation as the GOP’s nominee for president — with 90 percent of the delegates still not yet chosen — have been trying to sweep his statement under the rug.

But Romney’s statement about not worrying about the poor — because they “have a very ample safety net” — was followed by a statement that was not just a slip of the tongue, and should be a defining moment in telling us about this man’s qualifications as a conservative and, what is more important, as a potential president of the United States.

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  • Mosoh

    Again, as always Sowell nails it.

    …When you set minimum-wage levels higher than many inexperienced young people are worth, they don’t get hired. It is not rocket science…

    Mitt’s counting on votes from liberals and RINOs.