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Washington Post to Harry Reid: Yeah, You Lied About Romney's Taxes

Triglidae Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 7:21 PM
I am no fan of Mitt Romney, but this is so weak it wouldnt beat its way out of a wet paper bag. Do you really want politicians, of ANY stripe, to start making accusations, without proof, of their political enemies? What will you do when one maybe accuses you of some crime, with out proof, just that they heard it on the street. That should scare the bejeebus out of you.
S211 Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 11:29 PM
Why not a fan? Did the press tell you not to be?
Morpheus Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 9:18 PM
I actually burst out laughing when I heard this story. Okay, Harry slips up on his words plenty of times, but now, well, he really tripped up when he simply had a story of an anonymous source with little forethought, Romney took the whole thing as a joke, like any decent leader should, and well, now Harry has gone under the bus. People doing what Harry did aren't new, but seriously, Harry needs some sort of advisor for everything he does, because he's a joke to the right, and has been for quite some time. Very few people in conservative circles have much fear of him, and he's the butt end of conservative humor, along with Pelosi, on sites like Commentarama, Hotair, and so on.

Despite groups like ThinkProgress and people like Nancy Pelosi defending Harry Reid's comments about Mitt Romney not paying taxes for ten years because someone told him so, the Washington Post is giving the Senate Majority Leader four Pinocchios, pointing out that two years of released Romney returns show he paid taxes, making Reid's assertions false right away.

Romney’s 2010 return and his estimated 2011 return do show that he paid substantial taxes in those years. In 2010, he earned nearly $22 million, including $3 million in taxable interest, nearly $5 million in dividends and more than $12...