may not have what it takes to compete in a tough national campaign.
Romney has gone on the defensive since President Obama has been running ads that paint a different picture of Romney’s role at Bain Capital than the one Romney has been selling voters.
“The U.S. presidential election has reached a point in which each candidate is attempting to convince the public that his opponent is dishonest. President Obama has relentlessly attacked Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital, most recently positing questions about the former CEO’s income, taxes, and offshore bank accounts as well as claiming that he misrepresented how long he was in control of the company. Obama’s Republican challenger has hit back at these charges, arguing that the president is simply willing to say anything necessary to get re-elected,” according to the Daily Beast.
If we’re going to talk about saying anything to get elected, Romney wins that contest. He has been caught on tape with completely opposite positions on every major campaign issue. Make up your mind, Mitt. Are you for Romney-Obamacare or aren’t you? And the list goes on. Romney stands for nothing but Romney.
But the problem here is not just that Romney looks like he has something to hide by refusing to release more than two years of tax returns. The wealthy venture capitalist cries like a baby every time a political ad says something negative about him he doesn’t like. Yet at the same time, the Romney campaign is also running negative ads against Obama.
As the saying goes, don’t dish it out if your can’t take it.
Mitt Romney was born wealthy and has been very wealthy his entire life. Wealthy people tend to get their way with little argument or criticism from those around them. So now that he is being challenged, he doesn’t like it, because he can’t “fire people” the way he likes. Romney’s failure to get his way has left him looking like a whiny brat.
USA Today reports, “Mitt Romney is brushing off Rahm Emanuel's claim that he's 'whining' about attacks made by President Obama.”
As for accusing Obama of trading favors for campaign donations, Romney sounds more like he is really talking about himself.
“Nevada billionaire Huffington Post.will donate at least $1 million to the Mitt Romney-affiliated super PAC Restore Our Future,” according to the
And Romney’s big money donors don’t stop with Adelson.
The Koch brothers have made it clear “they’ll spend whatever it takes to remove Obama from the top job, and they have deep pockets: $50 billion between them thanks to hugely successful family conglomerate Koch Industries. Some D.C. insiders believe the pair is budgeting about $400 million towards the fight,” according to Forbes.
Billionaires do not give money to political campaigns and expect nothing in return.
“Romney intends to extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy, he has proposed a huge giveaway to the very rich by suggesting the complete elimination of the estate tax,” according to PRCSD. “Only the very richest households in the country ever have to pay the estate tax, since, right now, an estate must be worth more than $5 million (or $10 million for a couple) to pay any estate tax at all.”
“Each of the Koch brothers -- Charles and David -- is worth about $25 billion. They are each married, so they would receive an exemption on the first $10 million that they pass down, and then theirs heirs would pay a 35 percent tax, or $8.7 billion, on the rest of their vast fortunes,” the PRCDS report added.
If Romney is going to complain every time Obama runs a negative ad against him, just think of what a cry baby he would be if he ever got to the Oval Office. Presidents get criticized – that is a fact. If Romney can’t take it, he shouldn’t be running for president.
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