Republicans claim to be party of the poor as they nominate a very wealthy man

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The Republican party is marketing itself as the party of the poor.  Several speakers at the Republican National Convention have contributed to the narrative, as shown in this excellent video montage of quotes.

But the man they’ve nominate for president is TWICE as rich as the combined peak lifetime wealth of previous presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. 

Romney built his fortune as the privileged and wealthy son of a Michigan governor who headed an auto company and ran for president.  

He is Romney is the only presidential candidate in modern times to have not disclosed who is fundraisers are.  He’s the only presidential candidate in modern times to have not released multiple years of this tax returns.

And yet, they want us to believe they or their family members grew up in abject poverty.  

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Republicans claim to be party of the poor as they nominate a very wealthy man

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