Mitt Romney's Chance To Create Some Jobs
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December 2, 2012 - 4:45pm
Mitt Romney's been running for president more or less constantly since some time in 2006, and Philip Rucker reports that he's having some difficulty adjusting to the life of the ordinary mult-millionaire. For example, "there’s no aide to make his peanut-butter-and-honey sandwiches."
But why doesn't Romney just hire someone to do this? Mitt Romney had a $13,696,951 income in 2011 and he didn't even work. He's so rich, he can count on over $10 million in annual income just from what his investments accrue. He just needs to drive 15-20 minutes inland from La Jolla and get to the nearest Walmart where employees are averaging less than $9 an hour in wages. For about $87,000 Romney could offer $10 an hour to a team of people to sit around the hous 24 hour a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year ready to make a sandwich if Romney wants one. Is that a lot of money to spend on sandwich ...
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