When did we get to the point that a rich guy should be ashamed of admitting that his wife drives “a couple of Cadillacs?”
Mitt Romney may not be ashamed to admit it — let’s hope he’s not — but the media ridiculed him for mentioning it during a speech in Michigan last week.
It was called a major gaffe.
Apparently the media would prefer a rich candidate who got rid of all his fancy cars before the campaign started and had his wife buy a couple of Smart Cars or maybe a couple of used Pontiacs.
Of course, the media jumped all over the comment as further indication that Romney is out of touch with most of America.
Here’s a clue: Romeny is out of of touch with most of America. He’s worth a few hundred million dollars. His wife doesn’t clip coupons and she doesn’t take in ironing.
He’s really, really rich.
So was Ted Kennedy. So is John Kerry. So is John Edwards. So is Al Gore.
If Romney gets the nomination, the media are going to be poised to pounce on everything that Romney says that shows how much richer he is than the average voter.
If Romney gets the nomination and calls me for advice, here’s what I would have him say in an ad: