Romney Thinks Only Rich People Should Run For Office
Mitt Romney indicated in Sunday morning’s debate that he believes politics is for the rich.
Romney said his father, Michigan Governor George Romney, had told him, “Mitt, never get involved in politics if you have to win an election to pay a mortgage.”
“If you find yourself in a position when you can serve, why you ought to have a responsibility to do so if you think you can make a difference,” he recalled his father telling him. “Also, don’t get in politics if your kids are still young because it might turn their heads.”
A few seconds later, he bragged about his run against Teddy Kennedy.
“I was happy he had to take a mortgage out on his house to ultimately defeat me,” he said.
Nice. Romney bragging about how running against him made someone less rich.