He needs the really rich 1% to fund his most-historic-ever second inaugural; the screaming free phone lady ain’t paying for anything let alone the splashy inaugural:
Today he nominated John Kerry, a man whose wealth makes Romney look middle class. FWIW Romney inherited some money from his father but gave it all to charity. The money Romney has now is all his, earned by hard work and smart investing. You’ll notice there were no money scandals or personal scandals on Romney; even dirty player Dave Axelrod couldn’t dig up anything on Romney. They demonized him for being rich. Kerry married the widow of the Heinz condiment heir and they are worth nearly twice what Romney is.