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He picked the wrong and it -- to keep it.
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-- Well that was then Massachusetts senator John F.
Kennedy at the 1960 convention Kennedy obviously was from a wealthy family a political dynasty.
And he faced a lot of questions about that when he ran and now governor Mitt Romney's candidacy is putting that issue front and center once again in the 2012 breaks.
Would you like to -- been looking into the history of wealth and presidential elections he joins us now live from Los Angeles -- -- Well Martha you know the election it's mostly about policy and performance -- vision yet Democrats claim because of wealth Romney quote.
Doesn't get it that he hasn't walked in the shoes of most Americans by that standard many American presidents.
Hundred dollars hundred patent.
Privilege and wealth are nothing new in Washington so why do Democrats criticized Mitt Romney's and how many have somewhere between toward me in a hundred million dollars -- -- He just has no idea how good he's had -- Not long ago being rich didn't matter and the birth family -- -- -- way -- trust funds sheltered childhood summer homes and boarding schools JFK and FDR had little in common with the common man.
Yet Democrats didn't demonize their wealth.
It was a different air -- and so much of what a candidate did and was privately was considered off limits.
LBJ grew up middle class but acquired land in California State worth millions.
Eight years ago then senate candidate Barack Obama never mentioned John Kerry's privilege past John Kerry believes in America where hard work is rewarded Billy boarding schools in Europe some of a wealthy family who married into a fortune.
Had nearly a billion dollars Kerry would have been America's third richest president.
In the main reason why Democrats go after.
Mitt Romney for his money is first of all -- kind of class warfare.
Having wealth that was created a private equity firm.
Not a great place to be coming from right now.
But does wealth make UA bad president -- history suggests no our wealthiest president was a businessman who married well George Washington.
Followed by one who inherited almost everything he had Thomas Jefferson.
The point is there's no evidence that wealth dictates empathy.
Success or failure -- this is.
Politics very interesting look back Ryan thank you so much land much -- and Los Angeles eventually they'll get wealthy anyway -- yeah.
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