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  •  The point we must make ... (5+ / 0-)
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    Jerry J, nellgwen, JeffW, drmah, Mistral Wind

    ... over and over is that Mittens really didn't "grow up" anywhere. That's not an attack on his maturity, but a recognition that he was raised in a hermetically sealed bubble of privileged isolation.

    To him, those Michigan workers he dumped on might just as well have been Martians ... it's likely that he never met one or interacted with any blue collar families in Michigan when he was a kid.

    •  yes.. I think the takeaway from the pic should be (2+ / 0-)
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      megisi, JeffW

      He and his Dad looking down from the heights on the workers.. not that the pic isn't the auto show (which seems petty and picky to me).

      I daresay if Mitt had ever interacted with auto-line workers, he would already be pimping that in his ads.  The fact that he isn't speaks volumes.

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