Anybody else think it’s ironic – or at the very least slightly tone deaf – that, in an economy flooded with foreclosures, overrun with occupiers and drowning in debt, the Republican Party floats its richest front-runner ever?

Not that there’s anything wrong with that. I couldn’t agree with Mitt Romney more that he doesn’t need to apologize for being a successful businessman. Or for taking advantage of our convoluted system to cut his tax burden – we all do it every year, or at least try. Like my closest Republican friend told me repeatedly, Romney’s like a successful George W. (with the personality of Al Gore, I always add.)

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