Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 28 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
OpEdNews Op Eds   

Romney Breaks Silence Towards The Press

By       (Page 1 of 1 pages)   3 comments
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Judy Swindler
Become a Fan
  (14 fans)

Mitt Romney, Republican presidential candidate, has broken his two month silence towards the open press.  The Romney campaign answered three questions posed by the press and told them off twice.  It's a start, at least now they are talking.


Romney doesn't just feel entitled to total privacy in his tax and business dealings as shown by his complete refusal to produce sufficient disclosure.  Mitt Romney feels entitled to stop the open press from asking questions.  Romney has consistently refused to answer to the press about his policy details, foreign or domestic, questions voters want asked and answered.  Questions best not asked during scripted softball television interviews.


In keeping with his one blunder per country foreign policy debut, Mitt Romney managed an insult in Poland as well.  This time towards the American people by his chronic refusal to talk to the open press and the lengths his campaign will go to not do so.  In order to duck uncomfortable questions, including questions about Romney's refusal to talk to the press, his campaign tried to claim a public plaza "sacred ground" and told the press to "shove it" making a politically damaging foreign policy credentials tour even moreso.  What sacred ground has Mitt Romney stood on these last two months when on American soil while refusing to answer to the people through our press?


Romney excuses away everything from teenage bullying to adult lying to the SEC.  He has dismissed any semblence of the responsibility to give voters proper disclosure of his finances and his policies.  He has dismissed us along with the free press and doesn't even bother with an excuse.


There is no excuse big enough for this man to evade being an open candidate and many reasons he should be far more open than he has.  Unlike Sarah Palin, Mitt's duct tape is voluntary and perhaps just as necessary for the survival of his own campaign.


Mitt Romney shouldn't presume to ask us to hire him for the job of President of the United States if he's not willing to produce a full resume or at least talk to the interviewers. It's far past time for him to come clean with the American public with regards to his taxes and policies.  Whether he opens up or not, he will be judged by the people. If Romney wants the job he needs to produce tax records and start talking.  He can start the conversation with no less than eleven years of full financial disclosure.


Mitt Romney  certainly could use the opportunity to perfect any excuses his campaign can come up with to explain away the major leadership gaffes made during his Foreign Policy Vacations For Dummies 101 tour.



Interesting 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Judy Swindler Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

I was raised an Armybrat, which gave me an appreciation for our military, diversity and travel. In my young adulthood I was a Republican, this in the days Republicans were still actually conservative. When the move began in earnest to push (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Sarah Palin: Small Mind In A Big Little Town

Librarians Against Palin Founder a Mystery

Sarah Palin VP? Don't bet on it

Wasilla Residents Witness to Palin's Racist Double Whammy Slur Against Clinton and Obama.


Ann Romney Confuses "you people" with We The People

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend