The Fifth Column


Mario Piperni

Romney was asked whether questions dealing with distribution of wealth and power were a matter of jealousy or fairness.

You know, I think it’s about envy. I think it’s about class warfare. When you have a president encouraging the idea of dividing America based on 99 percent versus one percent, and those people who have been most successful will be in the one percent, you have opened up a wave of approach in this country which is entirely inconsistent with the concept of one nation under God. The American people, I believe in the final analysis, will reject it.

And asked if there is any legitimate question one can ask concerning the discrepancy of wealth in America, SilverSpoon had this to say…

I think it’s fine to talk about those things in quiet rooms and discussions about tax policy and the like.

Of course. If there’s…

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