1. WHY?

    Paul Defends Romney's 'Poor' Comment

    CNN

    Sometimes we wonder about Ron Paul. At one moment he'll say something intelligent, only to follow up with a statement that makes him look like a fool. In an appearance on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight, Paul defended Romney's now famous comment about the very poor earlier this week, saying he thinks the comment was blown out of proportion. "I don't believe for a minute that if Mitt Romney was sitting here, that if he released everything in his heart, he'd say: 'You know what, the truth is, I really don't care about poor people.' " But he stressed that he didn't agree with his Republican rival on any of his policies, and even blamed his economic theories for what Romney later conceded was a "misstatement" about poor people.

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