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Axelrod: Romney Manipulated Tax Return to Look Good to Voters
Newsmax ^ | Sunday, 23 Sep 2012 11:32 AM | Amy Woods

Posted on 09/23/2012 12:05:51 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod slammed Mitt Romney over the GOP challenger’s recently released 2011 tax return.

Axelrod charged Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that the return was manipulated to give a false impression of the Romney family’s finances and “boost” the amount Romney paid to the federal government. …

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: axelrod
. . . so the IRS got it wrong? Keep spinnin’ . . .
1 posted on 09/23/2012 12:05:58 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Nothing, and I mean NOTHING will satisfy these assholes. They just want to see how far Romney will cow tow to their demands.

Romney is a fool if he continues to fall for it.


2 posted on 09/23/2012 12:08:47 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Olog-hai

Then he succeeded. Half of his gross income was paid in taxes or contributed to charity. Pretty darned impressive.


3 posted on 09/23/2012 12:11:48 PM PDT by p. henry
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To: Olog-hai

Why even give a inch to these people? it will never be enough.


4 posted on 09/23/2012 12:12:26 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: Olog-hai
If Romney took all the deductions he was entitled to Axelrod would be attacking him for that.

You see how it works: d*mn*d if he does, d*mn*d if he doesn't.

It does bring to mind anthropology, though. A good chief isn't going to keep everything he has. He wins followers and solidifies his position by not withholding. Mitt's doing that with his own money, not with public funds, and that irritates the Democrats.

5 posted on 09/23/2012 12:12:39 PM PDT by x
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To: unixfox

Romney had this issue behind him and then he accused the poor of not paying taxes and voting invariably for Obama ~ so now everybody wants to see his income tax filings ~ jus’ trying to find out if Romney is going to vote for Obama himself! (Bwahahahahahahahha ~ why you don’t talk about the tax paying habits of other people ~ they might well want to know about your own)>


6 posted on 09/23/2012 12:14:50 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: ColdOne

Indeed. Nothing will ever satisfy them.


7 posted on 09/23/2012 12:14:59 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Olog-hai

Axlerod you ass, you’re just jealous because you
didn’t think to do it with Obama!


8 posted on 09/23/2012 12:16:17 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Olog-hai

9 posted on 09/23/2012 12:16:36 PM PDT by mikrofon (Why am I not surprised?!)
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To: ReformationFan; ColdOne

What I still want to know is why Axelrod found it so easy to round up prostitutes ~ is he in that business or what?


10 posted on 09/23/2012 12:16:52 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: unixfox

Mitt was right to do it this way and axelrods stupidity proves it.
Many of the bedwetters who cried about this on the GOP side have been proven wrong also


11 posted on 09/23/2012 12:20:13 PM PDT by italianquaker (The 47 pct need to pay their fair share)
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To: Olog-hai

Romney need to brush this stuff off and stay on message. It is nothing more that a distraction to get him off message.


12 posted on 09/23/2012 12:20:21 PM PDT by Parmy
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To: Olog-hai
How stupid cam Obamanites be?

Axelrod's statement is patently false.

13 posted on 09/23/2012 12:20:48 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: Olog-hai

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14 posted on 09/23/2012 12:21:35 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Olog-hai

Axelrod and Holder manipulated Gallup for Obama to look good to voters.


15 posted on 09/23/2012 12:22:27 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Olog-hai

They got nothing left to throw at Romney. That was the kitchen sink.


16 posted on 09/23/2012 12:23:40 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Olog-hai

17 posted on 09/23/2012 12:28:27 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Olog-hai

So, even in the wholly unlikely event that Axelrod said something that is actually true, manipulating a single tax return so it looks good is way better than manipulating an entire nations economy so it looks better. Sorry Dave, epic fail.


18 posted on 09/23/2012 12:30:07 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Hopey changey Low emission unicorns and a crap sandwich)
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To: unixfox
A "cow tow"...

Never really caught on, though.

19 posted on 09/23/2012 12:31:52 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Olog-hai

When will obama release his records?!?

And now for something completely different:

Focusing on what to do about the economy and jobs as well as the rising cost of food and gas...?


20 posted on 09/23/2012 12:34:50 PM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil-- A-merican)
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To: Olog-hai
Axlerod takin' cues from Obama.

When wrong, double down.

21 posted on 09/23/2012 12:35:32 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Gingers have no souls.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
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22 posted on 09/23/2012 12:39:31 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Olog-hai
axelrod is scared shitle$$...

they are never satisfied..always want more and more...
let them sweat for the next seven weeks..

BECASUE AMERICANS WILL SEND OBAMA TO HAWAII..

23 posted on 09/23/2012 12:39:31 PM PDT by haircutter (.)
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To: Olog-hai

Democrat Buffett won’t pay one red cent more than he has to in taxes, but wants to increase taxes so every one is FORCED to pay more to subsidize the 47% for free food and meds. Romney took less deductions that he could have so he paid more in taxes than he had to!

The democrats are socialist bastards, stingy with their own money but oh sooooooo generous with our tax money!


24 posted on 09/23/2012 12:39:37 PM PDT by entropy12
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To: italianquaker; Parmy

I agree with you both!


25 posted on 09/23/2012 12:42:00 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: unixfox

I am assuming it was effective..These guys poll everything and it must have shown up in their poling as a positive for Romney.


26 posted on 09/23/2012 12:42:05 PM PDT by scbison
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To: Olog-hai

...and I keep saying like everyone else who cares...where are the freaking college transcripts, CT SS#, passport to Pakistan in 1981....SO FED UP WITH THIS GARBAGE. ROMNEY or RYAN, absolutely needs to bring this up and SOON!!!


27 posted on 09/23/2012 12:42:52 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: Olog-hai
One thing about Axelrod he sure knows about manipulation, he after all is a master manipulator. Hey Axelrod where are your tax returns. Are you one of those evil 1%, put up or shut up!!!!
28 posted on 09/23/2012 12:43:03 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: haircutter

OH A LIBERAL HERE AT fr WILL CATCH MY TYPO...

BECASUE....B E C A U S E...

LOL (Even spell check didn’t catch it!!!!)


29 posted on 09/23/2012 12:43:03 PM PDT by haircutter (.)
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To: ColdOne

I’d like to give a yard to these people...........a prison yard........


30 posted on 09/23/2012 12:45:01 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: Olog-hai
Were Barack Obama's education and house paid for with money obtained from questionable sources? Eh, Mr. A-rod?


31 posted on 09/23/2012 12:46:05 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: unixfox

kowtow......


32 posted on 09/23/2012 12:47:23 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: Olog-hai

I don’t get it. By saying he manipulated his Tex return, are they accusing him of fraud?


33 posted on 09/23/2012 12:49:35 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Don’t show that photo to the greenies or it will be our next, newest mode of transportation.


34 posted on 09/23/2012 12:53:33 PM PDT by hummingbird (PRAY WITHOUT CEASING. THE DEVIL ROAMS.)
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To: hummingbird

Naw...way too much methane emissions. Especially in the driver’s seat.


35 posted on 09/23/2012 12:56:23 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Olog-hai

Hey Axelgrease: we will STHU when Obummer releases his college and law school records.


36 posted on 09/23/2012 12:58:16 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: Olog-hai

Liberals are a lot like Arabs(That is why liberals love them so much) no matter how much you try to satisfy them they will NEVER be satisfied. What liberals want is ALL of Romney’s wealth, just like they want the wealth of every successful American in this country who has earned wealth. They are jealous so they want it all


37 posted on 09/23/2012 1:05:07 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

For the love of Pete!!! You just can’t make this stuff up man! If people were running for stupid Axlerod would win hands down!


38 posted on 09/23/2012 1:08:50 PM PDT by gbscott1954 (Please come back Sarah!!!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

For the love of Pete!!! You just can’t make this stuff up man! If people were running for stupid Axlerod would win hands down!


39 posted on 09/23/2012 1:09:00 PM PDT by gbscott1954 (Please come back Sarah!!!)
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To: gbscott1954

Axelfraud has this eery resemblance to Adolf Hitler, he really needs to get some plastic surgery or something because the resemblance is really freaky


40 posted on 09/23/2012 1:13:39 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Olog-hai

I heard that Axelrod is a Pedophile. No idea if it’s true, but then we’ve established that truth is irrelevant when maligning one’s opponent,


41 posted on 09/23/2012 1:17:00 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!r)
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To: Elle Bee
Only in the alternative universe of Liberal Lala Land does a person get criticized for overpaying his taxes whereas another gets appointed Secretary of the Treasury for not paying them at all.
42 posted on 09/23/2012 1:18:27 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Olog-hai
Yeah Axelrod, what about the manipulated PDF so called White House released birth certificate of Obama's that was proved to be a forgery ?
What about the Social Security ID numbers that Obama has of someone from Connecticut ?
What about the forged Selective Service card of Obama's
Were are Obama's collage papers Axelrod ?

43 posted on 09/23/2012 1:20:43 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Olog-hai

In other words, they couldn’t find anything of substance to complain about, so they had to fall back on standard complaint number four (criticize the form).

I expect to hear something about “it’s not whether it really happened, it’s the seriousness of the charge” any minute now.


44 posted on 09/23/2012 1:37:46 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Elle Bee
thankfully i had nothing in my mouth when i read that...
45 posted on 09/23/2012 2:23:28 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Olog-hai
I won't miss Axelrot after November. His post-Bobo career is going to be disappointing to him.

The MSM discards apres regime ugly Dems (see Estrich, Susan, but don't look too long), and his Michael Moore/Dr. Phil/Bruce Vilanch schtick will be lucky to get anything more than Jefferson-Jackson Day beans n' franks dinners.

46 posted on 09/23/2012 2:26:00 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (2008 + IN, NE1, NC, FL, VA, OH, IA = 272EV)
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To: Olog-hai

David’s just depressed because he can’t expose to the national media any sex scandals or sealed divorce records for Romney...


47 posted on 09/23/2012 3:00:07 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Olog-hai

Reid and Alexrod got punked by Romney...


48 posted on 09/23/2012 3:05:44 PM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: Olog-hai

“Harry, Romney’s secretary paid more in taxes than President Obama.”

Mitt Romney: Walking the walk on the Buffet rule.


49 posted on 09/23/2012 9:33:17 PM PDT by bigoil (Study Thy Nixon)
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To: Olog-hai

I guess if you can manipulate a birth certificate (something which Axelrod knows a lot about) I guess you can manipulate your tax returns.


50 posted on 09/24/2012 5:39:39 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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