Skip to comments.Kristol: Romney 'crazy' not to release tax returns
Posted on 07/15/2012 10:02:20 PM PDT by raulgomez05
Bill Kristol and the Obama campaign agree on something: Mitt Romney should immediately release his tax returns.
"He should release the tax returns tomorrow. It's crazy," Kristol said on "Fox News Sunday." "You gotta release six, eight, 10 years of back tax returns. Take the hit for a day or two."
The conservative commentator said the presumptive Republican presidential nominee then should give a speech on Thursday calling for a "serious" debate with President Barack Obama on capitalism, allowing the campaign to turn the page and put the focus back on the president's record.
Romney has only released his 2010 tax returns and estimated returns for last year, but he has refused to release additional documents even though it's been common practice for candidates to do so, prompting scathing criticism from the Obama campaign.
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I don’t care about his tax returns. They are none of my business. Neither are those of Barack Obama and family.
Now, whether Obama met the qualifications to run for President does matter.
Whether Romney meets the qualifications to run for President does matter.
AFAIK, the requirements for President say NOTHING about TAX RETURNS.
It never hurt the Kenyan guy to refuse to release his birth certificate.
Neocon fight! They may scratch each others’ eyes out!
Exactly! Romney produced tax returns according to law....that is all he is required to do. All these big mouths in the media need to demand Obama come clean!
Obama is KuhRayZee not to release his:
Tax returns for his time at Annenberg.
His College Admissions.
His College Transcripts.
Any records as to why he is no longer a Lawyer.
Proof he was ever a Professor.
His Long Form Birth Certificate.
His Social Security Number.
Etc, Etc, Etc....
Romney’s reply should be, “Show me yours (actual hard copy certified long-form BC & complete college trancripts) and then I’ll show you mine(additional tax returns.)”
Notice he says nothing about Obama releasing any of his records!
As the old adage says: "There's no loyalty amongst CINOs." ;)
Karl Rove thinks we don’t know he is creating a fake issue to distract us from the economy. He knows that if the focus is on the economy, more Tea Party members will get into the Congress.
So now Rove controls what Kristol says? I tried real hard but I didn’t see Rove’s name in the article.
If Mitt wants to establish some higher ground here he should release all his tax records, his college transcripts, his kindergarten diploma and his damn birth certificate. Then demand that Obama do the same.
I agree this is a distraction. But it ha s zero to do with Karl Rove.. Want to get past the distraction? Then release the tax returns! Demand transparency for Obama and move on.
Amen! I'm actually speechless that the Obama people and the MSM would even try to get away with this.
You know what I think? They are begging for Romney to go "Birther". That's gotta be what this is all about. You would have to be an idiot to be in the situation that Obama's in with all his records sealed and even went as far as posting a fake BC on the WH website. Obama wants the election to NOT be about his policies but about his birth certificate.
Here's what I think...
1) Romney should do as he feels would be best politically regarding his tax returns and he should touch on the facts that Obama is the least transparent President we ever had. But he must make the economy and Obama's policies the number one issue. I think Obama's getting hurt by Romney's tactics and that's why he's trying to change Romney's campaign.
2) Donald Trump should be the national Birther spokesperson and start hitting all of the networks informing the public about Obama's forged BC, SSN...etc.
I'm actually very big on this Birther issue. It's important to me and to America. And I'm really not a supporter of Mitt Romney.
But it is what it is. Romney is Obama's opponent and Obama is begging him to make the BC the main issue of the election and NOT the economy.
Well, we can do both :) Easily!
It’s just amazing how many Republicans are willing to go on camera and spout lines from the Leftist’s Play-book.
Can’t demand Obama be forthcoming because it might offend someone.
But boy can these nut-jobs pile on our team, who cares who it offends.
I’m not a Romney supporter, but I do find myself compelled to defend him when the Left goes nut-job.
I like your comments and think it’s the height of absurdity to see the Obama team demanding Romney reveal documents.
Mitt has a good reason to want Bain to be better known. It cements his creds as a “good capitalist.”
If Romney had a pair he would tell ODammit to pound sand. He doesn’t so he will not. The Foxtards wiped his nose, and did a mittathon 24/7, now they are concerned how he doesn’t respond to attacks, and turn the conversation to Obamas record. Oh well.
I hear ya, and I don’t disagree.
Frankly, there’s only four words Romney needs to say to Obama. And it’s a quote.
“It’s the economy stupid!”
The more you know about Bain, the better Romney looks.
In fact, I think Romney should develop a list of twenty key points about Bain, release them, and then explain how stupid Obama is, because he can’t grasp the need for a company like Bain.
Most of the entities Bain took over, survived. Without Bain, they all would have died.
Romney should say something like, “Even a kid with a good understanding of fifth grade math can figure this stuff out. Too bad the president doesn’t have one.”
Take the hit for a day or two so says Kristol. What hit? Why call it a hit?
Tell obama you’ll release every tax return for each college transcript he releases.
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