The Very Poor in USA

By Fareed Zakaria, CNN

Remember Mitt Romney’s infamous “poor” comment? If not, here it is again:

“I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there. If it needs repair, I’ll fix it. I’m not concerned about the very rich; they’re doing just fine. I’m concerned about the very heart of America, the 90-95% of Americans who right now are struggling.”

Well, it got me thinking: Romney was actually being honest about Americans in general. We don’t – none of us – spend much time thinking about the very poor.

But we should, because we have a real problem in this area, an economic, political and moral problem.

Read more, you may want to view the video first

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