Romney’s campaign needs a distraction from weeks of negative media coverage. Forgetting to mention the troops in his convention speech, then jumping the gun on the Benghazi crisis, and calling half of America welfare victims, Romney has not had a great month. Well today, it’s about to change, and I am not sure if releasing his taxes is a good thing, or just the best distraction he’s got right now. At 3:00 PM ET, Governor Romney will release his tax returns and at least change the subject.
According to MSNBC, Romney paid $1.9 million in taxes for an effective tax rate of 14.1%. If rich people like Romney are paying below 20% in taxes, when the effective rate is 36%, why are they advocating cutting taxes even more at a time when our national debt is growing exponentially. Check this out the Romney family gave three times as much to charity… Continue Reading →