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  •  Yes and the Romney family is a perfect (6+ / 0-)

    example.

    Mitt, Anne, and the boys think that because Mitt donated the remainder of his inheritance to charity that he built his career and wealth all by himself.

    Ignoring, of course, that his parents invested in his education and success ALL along the way; the private schooling, the freedom to go to Stanford (and to transfer to BYU), the stock certificate gift for living money when he and Anne were both in college, the family loan for their first house while Mitt was in law and business school at Harvard (which was paid for my Mom and Dad, of course), and not least of which was the time and money they invested in politics, which made it a lot easier for him to compete in that arena.

    But no, Mitt and his prodigy believe they deserve all that because they are smarter and more righteous.

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