Mittens thinks his business record as well as his taxes should be off limits in the campaign.
Mitt Romney, battered by Democratic attacks over his Bain Capital record and taxes, is calling on President Obama to agree to a truce over his business career.
â€œOur campaign would be â€” helped immensely if we had an agreement between both campaigns that we were only going to talk about issues and that attacks based upon â€” business or family or taxes or things of that nature,â€ Romney said, according to excerpts of an upcoming interview with NBCâ€™s Chuck Todd released Friday.
Romney said he would prefer the campaigns â€œonly talk about issues,â€ and claimed that â€œour ads havenâ€™t gone after the president personally. â€¦ We havenâ€™t dredged up the old stuff that people talked about last time around. We havenâ€™t gone after the personal things.â€
Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul offered up a broader take on whether Romney was really suggesting that his career at Bain Capital â€” the crux of his argument that he is better equipped to handle the economy â€” should be considered off-limits.
First, since Mittens has been running on his business career, it’s not off limits. And if he’s not going to release his taxes, he needs to man up and take his lumps for it, and stop whining.
Second, Mitt’s anti-Obama ads are among the most dishonest campaign ads ever produced. For example,
Mitt claimed the Obama campaign was trying to take voting rights away from servicemen and women — a lie.
The “you didn’t build that” ad — a deceitful fabrication.
I could go on. Basically, under Mitt’s Rules, he gets to lie with impunity, but the Obama campaign is not allowed to tell the truth about Mitt. I guess he thinks that’s the only way he can win.