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John Boehner Defends Voting For A Very Rich Guy: “Americans Don’t Want To Vote For A Loser”

Apparently, being really rich means you’re not “a loser,” according to Speaker Boehner. …he didn’t think American’s would begrudge Romney’s business success. “The American people don’t want to vote for a loser,” he said. “They don’t want to vote for someone who hasn’t been successful.” …
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Romney Can’t Help Accidently Reminding People He’s Super Rich

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

Mitt Romney is extremely rich. In itself that is not necessarily a political problem. Americans vote for rich politicians all the time and rarely begrudge "honest" success stories. What is a problem for Romney is that it is starting... Read Post

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Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (3 years ago)

"The American people do not want to vote for a loser."-- House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), in a CNN interview, suggesting that Mitt Romney's success in business makes his an attractive candidate. Read Post

Boehner: Romney’s Wealth Won’t Hurt Him Because ‘The American People Don’t Want To Vote For A Loser’

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has struggled to connect with average voters throughout his campaign, but that won’t hurt him in the general election, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said Sunday. Asked by C... Read Post


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