But the former venture capitalist, whose net worth is estimated at about $250 million, still struggles to connect to everyday people.I understand that on seeing a vintage Princess phone this week, Romney said: "You touch this, touch this, touch this, touch this, touch this, touch this, and touch this and there's your phone call. It's amazing!"
Romney's comment on Saturday in Cornwall, where he marveled at the touch-screen technology used to order a meatball sandwich at a convenience store, had echoes of former President George H.W. Bush learning about supermarket scanners - a gaffe from his 1992 campaign.
"You press a little touch tone key pad … You touch this, touch this, touch this, go pay the cashier, and there's your sandwich," Romney said. "It's amazing!"
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Romney amazed by new-fangled electronic checkout girl
I understand that Romney wants to get one of these for his butler, Jeeves.