Sen. Thune Says There Is ‘No’ Merit To Idea That Multimillionaire Romney Is Of The 1 Percent

Chairman’s Note: Senator John Thune rushed to the defense of Mitt Romney last week after protestors interrupted a campaign stop with chants calling Romney part of “the corporate one percent.” ThinkProgress asked Senator Thune if there’s any merit to the idea that Romney – whose net worth exceeds $250 million and whose largest source of contributions has come from Wall Street – belongs to the one percent. Thune’s answer? “No.” So, Senator Thune doesn’t think Romney represents the one percent. Well, Senator Thune must not understand percentages either.

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