Brown Distances Himself From Romney's Comments

Brown reportedly said Romney's comments are at odds with his own view of the world.

In the firestorm ignited over GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney, Sen. Scott Brown is voicing his disagreement with the former Massachusetts governor.

Romney made national headlines when a video was leaked of him at a fundraiser telling donors that that 47 percent of Americans are dependent on the government, feel entitled and will never vote for him.

Brown reportedly told The Hill -- a publication that reports about Congress -- that Romney's comments don't reflect his beliefs.

"That’s not the way I view the world," Brown is quoted as writing in an email. "As someone who grew up in tough circumstances, I know that being on public assistance is not a spot that anyone wants to be in. Too many people today who want to work are being forced into public assistance for lack of jobs."

Brown is in a tight race for his Senate seat with Democrat Elizabeth Warren. Brown has distanced himself from many conservative views of various Republicans.

When Congressman and Senate candidate Todd Akin made comments about rape victims this summer, Brown -- a pro-choice senator -- was the first senator to speak out against Akin and call on him to drop out of the race. 


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