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View Diary: Romney is the GOP's John Edwards. Only it's too late. (303 comments)

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  •  I don't think it's stupidity (5+ / 0-)

    as much as it's arrogance -- remember Leona Helmsley's famous quote, "We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes." From getting off scot-free when "playing pranks" as a prep school kid (even assaults like forcefully cutting someone's hair) to ducking out of Vietnam by going on Mormon mission to France (and protesting in favor of the war and draft before leaving) to his business dealings, Romney has been the stereotypical entitled rich kid, with no sense of the responsibility that comes with the rewards.

    "If we ever needed to vote we sure do need to vote now" -- Rev. William Barber, NAACP

    by Cali Scribe on Sun Jul 15, 2012 at 11:54:31 AM PDT

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    •  He's really a ball-busting.... (1+ / 0-)
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      Janet 707

      ....rich-kid asshole douchebag. What sense of humor he has is strictly of the corporate, good-old-boy, ball-busting type. Very old school, save for the fact that he's a teetotaler. In some ways, he strikes me as being an even bigger asshole than George W. Bush. Bush was a towel-snapping dickhead, too, but at least he had a goofy/dopey/self-deprecating streak that made him occasionally amusing.

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