Reid is a weasel, and a liar. Not surprising given his party affiliation, of course.
If Willard Mitt Romney's finances were out of order in any way, do you really think that the various campaigns of the more serious opponents he has faced over the years would have given him a pass? That Ted Kennedy, John McCain, and Newt Gingrich would have let such a thing go? "Oh yeah, he cheats on his taxes but it would be kind of rude to use that against him in the campaign."