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Cain on Romney tax returns: Who cares!

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Herman Cain and Mitt Romney are seen during the GOP presidential debate sponsored by CNN on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at the Venetian.

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain said Monday that Mitt Romney has no reason to release more of his tax returns, which would only give liberals more ammunition against him.

“Let me say this as emphatically as I can: Who cares about Mitt Romney’s tax returns?” he shouted during a press gathering after a speech at a vacant Reno strip mall. “Secondly, I love the fact that the guy is rich!”

Cain spoke at a rally organized by the conservative group Americans for Prosperity, which is running a bus tour across Nevada to attack President Barack Obama and Democratic Senate candidate Shelley Berkley.

In an unusual turn, Cain shied away from making inflammatory comments, refusing to say who he would like to see Romney choose as a running mate.

“I will have confidence in whoever he picks,” Cain said. “Now, there are some that I pray he does not pick, some of the ones who have been talked about in the press. I can’t tell you who those are.”

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  1. So the guy running on his business experience thinks that he shouldn't have to show how he made his money. Is there anyone applying for any normal job who's background isn't investigated?

  2. All politicians should have to be rich so that they can make unbiased decisions for poor and middle class people. If our political leaders are rich, they won't have to waste time on empathy and will be able to make quick decisions without having to worry about those who are having hard times. I'm with Cain.

    Maybe no politician or anyone running for public office should be required to show tax returns. We only need to see one year of bank statements to make sure they;re actually millionaires. Go Mitt!!!

  3. <<All politicians should have to be rich so that they can make unbiased decisions for poor and middle class people. If our political leaders are rich, they won't have to waste time on empathy and will be able to make quick decisions without having to worry about those who are having hard times. I'm with Cain>>

    Gee, what a nice, compassionate person you are, dukeofdeath. A life can change in a heartbeat no matter how much money you have. That money could disappear in a blink of an eye and then you'll be one of the "poor" seeking help.

  4. Herman...

    You're opinion about ANYTHING is unwarranted at this time.
    Not only is your opinion unwarranted, NO ONE CARES!!!

    That said...

    Seeing the NAME Herman Cain in print again gave me a HUGE, SILLY GRIN!
    Man, I miss the entertainment of those 'TeaNutalk' gatherings they called 'Republican Candidate Debates'...
    Bachman, Perry, CAIN, Newtie, RONPAUL, Mittens, et al....

    Herman's 'vociferous' denials of his SEXCAPADES, and ALL the crazy-a$$ STUFF he championed...Hey, if you need a pick-me-up today, a HOOT & a HOLLER, have yourself a gander @ this ODE TO THINGS HERMAN SAID...AWESOME!!!

  5. Romney does not have to produce his tax returns - that's his right. There is no legal requirement he do so. But, it's MY right to vote for whom I think will be the best president. And, Romney's choice not to release his returns makes me wonder if he's got something to hide. I'm not saying Romney is hiding something - the problem is I just don't know. And, I'm not comfortable voting for him when I'm unsure about this issue.

  6. Herman Cain is just sucking up to Romney, hoping HE gets chosen for a running mate. Bad choice, the guy is already in trouble for the things he did.

    As for Romney's financial dealings; IMO, he is a closet racketeer intending to BUY the presidency, not get elected honestly, by the American people. He'll be buying votes, left and right, and whoever opposes him, LOOK OUT.

  7. Here's a scenario: why hasn't there been a "wikileaks" type disclosure of Mitten's tax returns? The IRS has his returns, and someone with no fear of losing his/her job could easily post them on the internet couldn't they? I will not vote for Romney because of some nebulous tax issues. I will not vote for Romney because he is a social issue Neanderthal, and a "free market", "trickle down economics" FOOL. If this guy gets elected president, kiss the middle class goodbye, kiss female personal reproductive rights goodbye, kiss comprehensive and compassionate immigration reform goodbye....and the list goes on.

  8. Re Rusty57. You'd be more interested in Obama's grades? Really? ....token science class? Maybe you have a point here; enlighten me if you do....

  9. I love the comments that say, 'I don't care'... do.
    You're just saying 'you don't care', because that's what YOU HEARD you're supposed to fellow TeaTalkers...
    'We don't CARE' is tantamount to 'we don't WANT TO KNOW'...
    Let's face it, kids...
    If there was nuttin' to see;
    you'd have SEEN THEM!!!

  10. Mittens Howell-Romney...

    Not just for one reason;
    but many, many reasons.
    'Republican' is going to be POISON @ the POLLS!!!

  11. "Remember they are from Chicago".....what is Chicago?..Mordor? There ain't anything mystical or malevolent about Chicago...just a city that is part of a larger state that votes DEMOCRATIC. Perhaps that disturbs you....Mississippi disturbs me.