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Mon Sep 17, 2012, 07:49 PM

Mitt "inherited nothing"? That's not what Ann Romney says

http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2012/09/the-stock-came-from-mitts-father.html

Mitt Romney's comments about moochers are getting lots of notice, but something else he said caught my attention. Does he really think people will believe this?:

I have inherited nothing. There is a perception, 'Oh, we were born with a silver spoon, he never had to earn anything and so forth.'

Here's Ann Romney discussing their student days:

They were not easy years… Neither one of us had a job, because Mitt had enough of an investment from stock that we could sell off a little at a time.

The stock came from Mitt’s father. ...


That sounds pretty tough, doesn't it? One of them almost had to get a job! Thank god (or dad) for that stock.

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Reply Mitt "inherited nothing"? That's not what Ann Romney says (Original post)
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IllinoisBirdWatcher Sep 2012 #1
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markpkessinger Sep 2012 #3
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Response to swag (Original post)

Mon Sep 17, 2012, 07:52 PM

1. He sure didn't inherit his father's honesty. Nor his father's transparency.

Where are your TAX RETURNS, Mittens?

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Response to swag (Original post)

Mon Sep 17, 2012, 07:54 PM

2. He didn't inherit it. His father was still alive when he gave it to him.

I guess romney thinks that means he earned it.

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Response to swag (Original post)

Mon Sep 17, 2012, 08:31 PM

3. It is one thing to be born into wealth and privilege . . .

. . . It is quite another to have no clue about the advantages one enjoyed as a result of that accident of birth.

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Response to swag (Original post)

Tue Sep 18, 2012, 06:55 AM

4. These people lie as easily as they breathe

 

Awful, dangerous people.

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Response to swag (Original post)

Tue Sep 18, 2012, 07:33 AM

5. No one with a wealthy, politically active father "inherited nothing"...

...not unless they are long-forgotten "wild oats".

He received an education at exclusive schools (and the contacts that come from it), and a boatload of contacts from his dad. How many breaks did young Mitt get just from someone doing his dad a favor (or maybe just hoping to earn one)?

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Response to swag (Original post)

Tue Sep 18, 2012, 06:30 PM

6. Mitt LIES.

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