On Friday, as Kevin and Guy both noted, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney released his 2011 tax returns to the American public. Not only did we learn that the former Massachusetts governor paid taxes every single year since 1990, thus discrediting the Senate Majority Leader’s preposterous accusations, but he also paid $2 million in taxes last year alone and gave about $4 million (or nearly 30% of his annual income) to charity. In any case, now that we have these new figures, which presidential candidate paid the highest tax rate and gave the...
DOH! Romney WAS running for president in 2008 too, you know. Are you suggesting that he didn't bother "behaving well" in 2007 and 2008 because he PLANNED to lose to McCain? If not, then by your logic he should have been more than happy to disclose his 2007 and 2008 returns, which he would have been careful to "look good" according to your logic. AND, since the 2008-2009 stock market collapse reduced upper-income investment portfolios capital gains and interest income MORE than the wage/salary income in lower income brackets, then by your logic he could easily release his 2009 return as well. The flaw, then is that your logic isn't logic after all, but merely the feverish imaginings of someone who MUST believe the worst of Romney.
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