According to Mitt Romney, it doesn't "take a village" to raise a child. However, does his stance contradict some of his previous statements? The Romney camp argues that Romney's "comments were about public-private partnerships, not families. Romney was referencing corporations, not parents." AP's Phil Elliott has the story and a link:
"Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, also a candidate for president, is wrong when she says "it takes a village" to raise a child.
"I think it's time for us to recognize every child deserves a mother and a father," Romney said during a speech to New Hampshire Republicans this weekend in Newbury.
The statement, however, runs counter to what The Boston Globe quoted him as saying in 1998:
"Hillary Clinton is very much right, it does take a village, and we are a village and we need to work together in a non-skeptical, no-finger-pointing way. . . ."