Romney brings back bad movie memories

info@islandpacket.comOctober 1, 2012 

Have you watched the 1987 movie "Wall Street" lately? If you haven't, you should.

After watching it again for the first time in many years, I realized that Mitt Romney is an outsized version of Michael Douglas' Gordon Gekko, whose creed was "greed is good." That mantra seems to sum up Romney's financial history.

As the presidential candidate attempts to keep his deep, dark financial secrets hidden, his arrogance continues to expose itself on new and unbelievable levels. However, some of the discoveries of late about his beliefs are sad but true, and he should not be rewarded with the honor of being our president. He admits to not caring for 47 percent of Americans, some of whom are Republicans. He only cares about getting that 10 percent of independent votes. Does he know who his base is supposed to be? A man who says "those people" is not a kind, honest, smart person.

Deborah Boyd

Hilton Head Island

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