Happy FRY-day, Everyone. What a week of pure clowning and circus sideshows from the GOP PRESIDENTIAL-VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said in an interview to be published Sunday that one reason he’s reluctant to release his tax returns is that they reveal how much money he and his wife have given to the Mormon church.
In an interview with Parade Magazine, Romney said his church “doesn’t publish how much people have given.”
“This is done entirely privately,” Romney told Parade. “One of the downsides of releasing one’s financial information is that this is now all public, but we had never intended to our contributions to be known.”
Romney said his contributions to his church are “a very personal thing between ourselves and our commitment to our God and to our church.”
Democrats have hammered Romney for refusing to release any tax returns beyond his release of his 2010 return and a summary of last year’s tax information. He has said he plans to release his full 2011 return before the Nov. 6 election.
Romney hasn’t previously mentioned his reluctance to reveal charitable donations as a rationale for keeping his taxes private.
Ann Romney, who joined her husband for the interview, said she loved tithing and that it makes her emotional.
“When Mitt and I give that check,” she said, “I actually cry.”
Willard pimped the church to draft dodge.
You’re shocked that he would pimp the church to try and weasel out of the tax returns?
IMO, the Mormon reasons for not releasing the tax returns are thus:
1. it will be shown that he paid more in tithes to the Mormon church, than in taxes to the country he wants to be elected President.
2. it will be shown that he did several business deals with the Mormon Church, and used their TAX EXEMPT STATUS to get out of paying MILLIONS IN TAXES.
but that he would try and pimp the Mormon Church doesn’t shock me.
LIVING FOR THE CITY