GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney said Monday he doesn’t understand how young people could vote for Democrats.
“I don’t see how a young American can vote for, well, can vote for a Democrat,” Romney said in a speech at the University of Chicago.
The former Massachusetts governor said Democrats were saddling young people with debt while Republicans are committed to reducing spending and balancing the budget.
Romney said he didn’t mean to be “flip.”
“I apologize for being so offensive for saying that,” Romney added. “In the humor, there’s some truth there.