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UPDATED Top 10 List of Mitt Romney’s All-Time Out-of-Touch, “1% Moments”

November 08, 2011

UPDATED Top 10 List of Mitt Romney’s All-Time Out-of-Touch, “1% Moments”

Debuting at # 6, [Hundred-millionaireRomney: Federal Workers Are Making More Money Than I Am

 

 

10) Reuters, 08/18/2011: Romney says he is "in sync" with Tea Party. [SEE ALSO: ‘POLL: 99 Percent Message Nearly Twice As Popular As Tea Party GOP Message

 

9) Think Progress: August 25: Romney: I’d Like To Repeal Wall Street Reform [IN RELATED NOTE: Center for Responsive Politics, Oct. 18: ‘Wall Street Donors Flock Most to Mitt Romney’]

 

8) (TIE) The Hill, August 29: ‘Romney: Beachfront home is being doubled in size, not quadrupled’ / / Gawker, June 21: ‘Romney Struggles to Find Non-$100 Bill in Wallet’

 

7) (TIE) Mother Jones, 10/18/2011: Mitt on Foreclosures: "Let It...Hit the Bottom" // Romney on $3.45 gas: "That's a good price!"

 

6)  (3-WAY TIE) Huffington Post, 11/8/11: [Hundred-millionaireRomney: Federal Workers Are Making More Money Than I Am / / CBS News, Sept 21: Romney calls for a tax policy that will help "us" in the middle class  // Wall Street Journal, June 16: Romney’s Latest Laugh Line: ‘I’m Also Unemployed’

 

5)   Associated Press, September 17: “Most of the top Republicans running for president are embracing plans to partially privatize Social Security…Romney says the stock market collapse in 2008 shouldn't scare workers away from investing in private accounts.” 

4) ABC News, June 2: “Romney responded "yes" when asked if he would sign the plan written by Rep. Paul Ryan that would restructure Medicare if it reached his desk as President.” [SEE ALSO: FACT: Ryan-GOP Budget Plan “would essentially end Medicare”]

3)  New York Times op-ed, November 18, 2008: “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt,” by Mitt Romney

 

2)   Think Progress, August 11: Romney: ‘Corporations Are People, My Friend’


1)   THIS PHOTO from Romney’s days as CEO of Bain Capital, where he made off with obscene profits as five of the companies under his firm's direction went bankrupt and thousands of workers lost their jobs – apparently, finding places to stuff all those profits became something of a joke amongst Romney and his cohorts.