Romney and the 99%

With Romney leading the pack for the Republican nomination, it is germane to ask what is his take on the inequality in American society?  Romney is part of the 1% - he sees a $360,000 income as peanuts (click here).  But more telling is his view that concern about inequality is simply down to envy!  This reveals how out of touch he actually is.  The United States fought the War of Independence to rid itself of an aristocratic elite.  From across the Atlantic, it looks like aristocracy is coming back into vogue.  

     

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