No such luck for Harry Reid, who had asserted, without any real evidence, that Romney had for some years not paid income tax. "Where's your evidence?" -- they rightly asked Harry, and hearing none, and cutting him off. But for Jack, it was, like, "Have a chair Jack, let's let everyone hear your story!"
As I watched Governor Romney in the presidential debate Wednesday night I was reminded of a financial tactic the candidate's political supporters and financial backers on Wall Street used during the mortgage boom -- the one that netted them billions of dollars while simultaneously pushing the American economy off a cliff.