“The taxpayers pay for government. It’s not like government just provides those things to all of us and we say, ‘Oh, thank you government for doing those things.’ No, in fact, we pay for them and we benefit from them and we appreciate the work that they do and the sacrifices that are done by people who work in government. But they did not build this business.”
-- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigning in Irwin, Pa.
Blunt is Better for Romney
Mitt Romney is not going to release a decade of his tax returns. He’s not even going to release three.
He’s going to release precisely two years worth and keep telling reporters that he’s not providing more because he doesn’t want to give President Obama more ammunition for attack ads against him and his vast personal fortune. >>>
For Romney this is a particularly good idea since the Obama campaign has gone from scorching to savage in its negativity in recent weeks. When Romney says that Obama will use anything he releases in an attack ad, even the most hostile reporter knows that is exactly right.
Well, its about damn time! Now if he can just keep turning up the heat ...