After getting embarrassingly booed at the NAACP convention in Texas, the Republican nominee decided to brush it off and keep it moving.
“I think we expected that,” he told Fox Business Network’s Neil Cavuto on Wednesday night.
The boos were invoked after he repeated that he promises to revoke the president’s new health care law (Affordable Care Act). But give the man credit, he’s being consistent.
“I am going to give the same message to the NAACP that I give across the country which is that Obamacare is killing jobs, and if jobs is the priority, we are going to have to replace it with something that actually holds down healthcare costs, as opposed to something that causes more spending for the government and more spending for American families,” he said.
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Despite his unfavorable views, he’s gotta somehow win the black vote. So he made sure to greet the people and managed to do a little research among the leaders. He found out that a lot of the attendees didn’t want to say they aren’t going to vote for the incumbent, but they expressed disappointment with the lack of progress in areas like schools and economy.
Watch Mitt Romney get booed during his NAACP speech/visit in this report from Slate: