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Paul Ryan Confronted At Town Hall Over Inner-City Poverty Comments

Paul Ryan Confronted At Town Hall Over Inner-City Poverty Comments

Alfonso Gardner, a black man from Mount Pleasant, WI, confronted Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) at his town hall meeting over his comments on inner-city poverty he made earlier this month on Bill Bennett’s “Morning in America” radio show. Ryan had said, “We have got this tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work, There is a real culture problem here that has to be dealt with.”

Ryan later apologized for being “inarticulate” when the comments were not well received by some…

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