Sunday Book Thread | Main | Looks Like We All Owe Gingrich Aide Rick Tyler an Apology
January 22, 2012

Romney to release Tax Records [krakatoa]

Admitting it was a tactical error, (and as Cap'n Ed translates, tired of losing debates in part due to this strange reluctance), Romney will release his 2010 & 2011 tax returns on Tuesday.

I think we made a mistake holding off as long as we did, Romney said in an interview on Fox News Sunday. It was a distraction. We want to get back to the real issues of the campaign.

Also admitting that losing by 12 points to Gingrich in SC was a "setback", he promises to right the ship and come back stronger.

Personally, and though I hold deep reservations for all the obvious reasons, I prefer Gingrich over Romney. Adversity should make candidates stronger however, and if Romney can win the nomination by refocusing on issues and firmly making the commitments to Conservative values that Gingrich has, I'll feel more comfortable pulling the lever for Romney should he gain the nomination.

This is one of the purposes of the primaries: Eliciting promises from those who would have our vote and govern in our voice.

Updated to add this from supercore23, who makes a great point in the comments:

It may be just me but both Romney and Gingrich seem to perfectly embody Friedman's idea of "make it politically profitable for the wrong people do the right things".

digg this
posted by Open Blogger at 10:26 AM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Miley, the Duchess of RUSSIAN BOTS: "Hi ladyl! ..."

ALH: "Hellooooooooooooooooooooo ..."

votermom certified russian matryoshka bot: "hoooorde ..."

Axeman: "As to whether illegal aliens can kill other illega ..."

Ladyl: "Hey Miley m'dear! ..."

Alberta Oil Peon: "You know, the more I think about the metaphor- the ..."

Slapweasel, (Cold1), ([b]T[/b])[/i] [/b] [/u] [/s]: "NINE! ..."

tbodie [/i] [/S] [/b] [/u]: "That's lots of content. Off to read. ..."

dartist: "883 I cut the cord Long ago, I do not miss fox, m ..."

Miley, the Duchess of RUSSIAN BOTS: "Not bot-free! ..."

Apache: "You'd think at least one MSM "reporter" would want ..."

Steve and Cold Bear: "Not a bot. Swearsies. ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64