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Fri Aug 17, 2012, 04:12 AM

In the private sector, no one in their right mind would invest on someone who says Trust me.....

He is basing most of his campaign on the fact he is a really good business person and yet he wants us to trust him on a very important part of his financial life.

No one in their right mind would buy a used car from someone who says trust me, this car is in tip top condition.

So why does Romney want us to trust him when he tells us he has paid a 13.0% tax rate for all of these years.

Now the very fact that someone who reports in excess of $20 million in "TAXABLE" income and is only paying 13% is ridiculous when people in my tax bracket pay something like 20%-25% and would be lucky to have earned 10% of what Romney reported for one year in a life time of working. Let's put this aside.

But for the life of me, I can't believe he would expect anyone in their right to trust him on his word when that word is, so far in the campaign, well, basically fungable...

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Reply In the private sector, no one in their right mind would invest on someone who says Trust me..... (Original post)
WCGreen Aug 2012 OP
Bonhomme Richard Aug 2012 #1
Ikonoklast Aug 2012 #5
Javaman Aug 2012 #2
CaliforniaPeggy Aug 2012 #3
WCGreen Aug 2012 #4

Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 05:58 AM

1. I ought to try it. I have a meeting next week with investors.....

interested in my company. When the ask to see my yearly profits I will just tell them what they were and they have to trust me.
Think it will work?

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Response to Bonhomme Richard (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 12:03 PM

5. Yep, it will work just fine.

If your goal is to have them laugh themselves to death.

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Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 07:57 AM

2. Early on in life I learned never to trust someone who says...

1) I'm looking out for your best interests

and

2) trust me.

both mean that the other person is trying to screw you.

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Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 11:44 AM

3. Trust me is a big red flag.

I never want to deal with someone who talks that way, esp. when they would have that much control over me.

K&R

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 12:01 PM

4. Sure is.....

There is no reason we should take him at his word....

What was the motto of the last Republican president, trust, but verify....

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