Romney's wealth

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    I have a simple question why is Mitt Romney's wealth such a big issue in this election but the wealth of John Kerry in 2004 was not?
     
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    Because sour grapes is a conservative's favorite fruit?
     
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    Conservatives tried everything they could think of to make Kerry's wealth an issue in 2004.
     
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    Lurch married his money and Romney earned his.
     
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    Lets look at this from another direction ok?
    Why was Kerry the ketchup king's wealth an issue with the right then and now Romneys is not with them?
     
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    So did McCain marry his money....
    I do not recall the right making an issue of that.

    Partisan parrots is the answer to this thread.
     
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    Yeah, and all the homes that he didn't know about were an issue as well.

    Still, I bet that Cindy McCain knows what the hell chili is.
     
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    Funny, I remember the right doing nothing but complaining about Kerry's wealth and the fact he married into it.

    BUt Kerry didn't get wealthy screwing working people out of their pensions and health insurance, I think there was that going for him. All he had to do was fuck a really ugly rich broad.
     
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    If you mean, "Looted companies of their assets and leaving other people holding the liabilities" as "earning", then, yeah, i guess Romney earned it.
     
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    Of course that is understandable as is the Democrats focus on Romney's wealth what I was talking about and I should have been more clear about is the medias focus on Romney's wealth compare the number of stories about Romney's wealth so far to those about Kerry's wealth in 2004 it's not close also remember that John Edwards was his running mate also a very rich guy. So in 2004 you had two very rich men on the same ticket who got far less attention for their wealth from the media than Romney gets now.
     

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