HOW TO TELL SPOILED FRUIT
Temecula, CA – There are several indications to tell the 'cut of a man or woman' nowadays, but how do you tell which politicians, like bad fruit, are spoiled?
You can't tell by Congressional Hearings.
You can't tell by debates, political speeches, or photo ops.
But sometimes opportunities open up for the average outsider to tell the insiders from the insidious. Presented here for your visual perusal are what Forbes has to say about those whom some assume represent US to the world, financially.
1. Donald Trump
Richest candidate by a long shot is the GOP front-runner.
2. Carly Fiorina
Former HP CEO has over 1,000 investments.
3. Hillary Clinton
Half of power couple; the Clintons earned $28 million in 2014.
4. Lincoln Chafee
Rhode Island royalty inherited fortune, first U.S. Senate term.
5. Ben Carson
Retired neurosurgeon sat on boards of Costco, Kellogg.
6. Jeb Bush
Fortune up nearly sixteenfold since leaving office in 2007.
7. George Pataki
Former N.Y. governor is lawyer; advises on energy, environment.
8. John Kasich
Ohio governor worked at Lehman Bros.; hosted Fox show.
9. Mike Huckabee
Longtime radio host made millions on Fox, giving speeches .
10. Jim Gilmore
Former Virginia governor, AG has money in cash, stocks.
11. Jim Webb
Ex-senator from Virginia wrote script for Rules of Engagement.
12. Bobby Jindal
Louisiana governor makes about $130,000 a year.
13. Ted Cruz
Tea Partier practiced law; wife works at Goldman Sachs.
14. Chris Christie
Wife made the money on Wall Street while he ran N.J.
15. Rand Paul
Sold ophthalmology practice for $220,000; wrote four books.
16. Rick Santorum
Former senator collects rent on six properties near Penn State.
17. Lindsey Graham
South Carolina senator gets fortune from homes, salary.
18. Bernie Sanders
Vermont senator once worked as a carpenter and a filmmaker.
19. Marco Rubio
Florida senator has house, boat, kids’ college plans and lots of debt.
20. Martin O’Malley
Former Maryland governor took on debt to send kids to college.
(Story source - Agustino Fontevecchia; all emphasis, Ed)