Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Romney: What a Kroc!
he revealed today at a funder, found something else: a laminated eat-at-McDonald's-free card signed by the chain's founder Ray Kroc in return for George Romney's early support for the business. Now, George hardly needed such a gift, being a rich man by this point, but he nevertheless used the card--almost daily--to eat at local McD's. Oddly, his boy now proudly seems to stand for the principle of no-free-lunch.
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