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Romney on black-on-black crime

From NBC/NJ's Erin McPike
Romney has a tendency to pivot to his belief that "all kids need a mom
and a dad" whenever he's faced with questions about issues affecting
the African-American community, be it welfare or crime. He did it again
tonight. That line actually serves his appeal to social conservatives,
because its basis is that he disavows gay marriage and supports a
federal marriage amendment. But he doesn't often address some of these
issues head-on, just as he didn't in his answer tonight. It was his
first non-direct answer of the night, which has been off to a very good
start for him.