I understand what poor Mittens was referring to when he said in part — and quoted in isolation– “I’m not concerned about the very poor.” Nevertheless you’d think a serious candidate would never let those words cross their lips in that order no matter what. Even Limbaugh found the gaffe hard to comprehend:
(CBS) — Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh noticed, as well. “Everyone knows what he was trying to say,” Limbaugh observed, “but he didn’t say it. He makes himself a target with this stuff. He comes across at the prototypical rich Republican. … It’s gonna make it harder and harder and harder to go after Obama.” Romney’s comments also gave an opening for his Republican opponents to attack.