Romney stands by comments on leaked video

09/18/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Mitt Romney is standing by comments caught on a leaked video of him telling GOP donors that President Barack Obama's core support came from the 47% of the U.S. population "who pay no income tax" and are "dependent upon government" for food, health care and housing. Such people can't be won over with promises of tax cuts and will never "take personal responsibility" for their lives, Romney said. "My job is not to worry about those people," he added.

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