Lying about Romney's taxes

The Democrats' efforts to portray Mitt Romney as not paying his "fair share" ignore the truth, shamelessly lying about taxes. The latest example comes from Chicago Mayor and former White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel. In his appearance last Sunday on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos, former Obama Chief of Staff and now Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel continued the Obama campaign's efforts to mislead the public about Mitt Romney.  On page 3 of the show's July 15, 2012 transcript, Emanuel stated that Romney's 2010 tax return showed that he "paid 14 percent, about half of what a middle-class family pays."  STEPHANOPOULOS: The campaign has also been pushing very hard for Mitt Romney to release more of his tax returns. He says the public has everything they need to know to understand his finances. And we do know that Mitt Romney made a lot of money. We know he paid a relatively low tax rate. What more will the returns tell us that we don't know?... EMANUEL: ...Now...(Read Full Post)