Republican front-runner Mitt Romney is facing increasing pressure from his opponents to release his tax returns, which presidential candidates have done for decades. It’s a fight that few outside of Beltway’s chattering class care much about and will yield few insights into his fiscal policies, which some have found lacking.
The issue came up during Monday’s debate in South Carolina, and the former Massachusetts Governor said he might release them around tax time in April. The tax forms will show that Romney is wealthy and that he gets most of his money from income from investments, two facts that will surprise no one with rudimentary reading skills. Romney’s stalling over the issue is silly.
It’s a pity that few in the media are paying attention to how most Americans would fare economically under a President Romney. Read