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Pelosi: On Second Thought, This Whole Tax Returns Thing is a Distraction

David K6 Wrote: Jul 20, 2012 12:59 AM
Dems demand returns... The rest of us want to see ALL of the returns.. Dems run for the exits. If this aint typical SSDD Democrat we have never seen it.

Behold what a prominent politician's "CYA" instinct hath wrought:

Facing questions about why she and other top Congressional officials won’t release their tax returns, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) downplayed her previous demands for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to release his, calling the issue a distraction. As recently as Wednesday, Pelosi had strongly urged Romney to provide further disclosure of his tax returns. But today, while maintaining Romney should release more documents because of “custom” and “tradition,” Pelosi said the issue was trivial compared with economic issues. “We spent too much time...