August 02, 2012
Harry Reid manages to turn Romneyâ€™s tax returns into a good story for Romney
The latest moment in the summer silly season comes courtesy of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, employing the â€śwhen did you stop beating your wife?â€ť technique toward Mitt Romneyâ€™s tax returns.
Bill Hemmer: Back to this his comment here... "Let him prove that he has paid taxes, because he hasn't." It appears that Harry Reid is not letting go of this issue. This is the Senate Majority Leader, there is obviously something behind this comment, to drill this out every day and grab headlines. Now, what's behind it?
Fehrnstrom: Well, I don't think there's anything behind it. He hasn't produced any evidence. I'm telling you, authoritatively, speaking on behalf of the Governor that these charges are untrue, they are baseless, and there's nothing to back them up. And again, this reminds me of the McCarthy hearings back in the 1950s. And it was another son from Massachusetts, Joseph Welch, who finally asked the question that should be asked of Harry Reid, which is: Have you no sense of decency, sir? Is there nothing that you will not do in the name of dirty politics? I think it's just shameful, and of course, it's directly contrary to the new kind of politics that Barack Obama promised the country four years ago.
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