In this photo taken Aug. 8, 2012, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns in Des Moines, Iowa. Welfare is causing a ruckus in the presidential campaign, but ... more 
In this photo taken Aug. 8, 2012, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns in Des Moines, Iowa. Welfare is causing a ruckus in the presidential campaign, but the program is a shadow of its old self in the 1970s, when Ronald Reagan used the image of “welfare queens” against government poverty programs promoted by liberals. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charles Dharapak
Wed, Aug 8, 2012 4:37 PM EDT