1 Nov

Pressed by moderator John King about whether that included disaster relief, Romney responded:

“We cannot—we cannot afford to do those things without jeopardizing the future for our kids. It is simply immoral, in my view, for us to continue to rack up larger and larger debts and pass them on to our kids, knowing full well that we’ll all be dead and gone before it’s paid off. It makes no sense at all.”

Naturally, that answer—and the attention-grabbing “immoral” remark in specific—put Romney in a rather uncomfortable position this week as Sandy battered much of the East Coast, leaving millions without power and large swaths of New Jersey and New York City underwater, and prompting an untold number of reporters to ask the GOP nominee for clarification.


READ MORE; http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2012/11/01/romney_fema_republican_nominee_offers_statement_on_federal_role_in_disaster.html?wpisrc=newsletter_tis


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