Romney disqualifies himself
Governor Romney's 2011 tax return, finally released Sept. 21, showed he paid a slightly higher rate (14 percent) than the previous year.
Apparently, in order to substantiate his claim that he "never paid less than 13 percent," he ordered his accountants to manipulate the return by leaving out a significant charitable deduction which would have brought his tax rate down to around 10 percent. Wow, what a wonderful gift to the IRS. How generous can you get? Brings tears to one's eyes!
But wait. In July, the governor was quoted as saying, "Frankly, if I had paid …