Friday, February 24, 2012


Romney’s Wealth Emerges as Subtext in ‘Cadillac’ Remark
By Brian Faler - Feb 24, 2012 
Mitt Romney is a wealthy man, as he keeps reminding voters, even if it’s unintentional.
In remarks today to the Detroit Economic Club, Romney highlighted his love of American-made cars by saying he owns a Ford Mustang and a Chevrolet pickup, while his wife, Ann, drives “a couple of Cadillacs.” Cadillacs retail for $36,000 to $74,000, according to, an online auto market. One reason the Romneys may need multiple vehicles is that they own homes in Massachusetts and California, plus a vacation place in New Hampshire.


Romney Donors Deliver 9-to-1 Over Santorum

Stemberg, now managing general partner at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Highland Consumer Fund, is one of 40 donors who have been underwriting Romney’s White House ambitions for almost a decade. Since 2004, they have made a combined $11 million in donations as a down payment on Romney’s political future. Stemberg’s stake, so far, is $100,000.


The Presidential Candidates Rake In Millions From Rich Donors, While Decrying The Influence Of Rich Donors
By  Feb 22, 2012 
President Obama, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich all call super-PACs bad, but say "everybody's doing it" to justify using them.