Axelrod: Romney is the “most secretive candidate” since Richard Nixon

posted at 5:46 pm on July 6, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

Why do they have to make it so darn easy? If David Axelrod, along with Obama & Friends, is going to take such painfully cheap, pandering shots at Mitt Romney, you can bet I’m going to throw ‘em right back.

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The American people don’t know. This is the most secretive candidate we’ve seen since, frankly, since Richard Nixon. … He believes in keeping the public in the dark. … The question is, exactly what did he pay, and I think that he — there’s only one way to answer that question. If you don’t have anything to hide, why not just release that information? And Gov. Romney really doesn’t have a good answer for that.

First of all, as flabbergasting as it is in my mind, it looks like they really are running with this whole “offshore bank account” meme — but remember, they’re not class-warmongers. Forget that storing your money overseas can be a perfectly legal process that is undertaken by many of the country’s wealthy; this is once again about Team Obama blaming the symptoms instead of the disease. For goodness’ sake, don’t criticize the businessman for taking the available avenues to shelter his hard-earned money from the ravages of the tax code, as “unpatriotic” as you may deem it to be — blame America’s uncompetitive and restrictive tax code that makes it worthwhile for them to do so.

Secondly, how shall I parry Axelrod’s claim that Romney “believes in keeping the public in the dark”? Decisions, decisions. Shall we talk about the pathetically meager vetting to which the mainstream media treated their darling Candidate Obama in 2008? Or about the many lobbyists regularly making behind-closed-doors visits to The Most Transparent Administration Evah, despite Obama’s pledge to end business-as-usual? Oh no, wait — I’ve got it.

By David Axelrod’s “If you don’t have anything to hide, why not just release the information?”-logic, President Obama’s invocation of executive privilege in an attempt to shield AG Eric Holder from being held in contempt of Congress and having to turn over thousands of Fast & Furious-related documents, must mean that something nefarious is going on there, right? What, exactly, are President Obama and the Justice Department so keen to hide?


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By the way Axelrod is the Biggest dick in government teh World!

SayNo2-O on July 6, 2012 at 6:26 PM

He’s also a pedophile…

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Seven Percent Solution on July 6, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Now that was a funny headline!

tom on July 6, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Great moments in leftist punditry

Schadenfreude on July 6, 2012 at 6:31 PM

That is brilliant. If the RGA– if we all– did one of those for every miserable failed media meme pushed on us by the pundits, they’d implode.

de rigueur on July 6, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Don’t you just love projection?

As others have already mentioned in the thread, I would love to know the REAL Obama and not the fictional one that he wants everyone to believe.

g2825m on July 6, 2012 at 6:38 PM

Axelrod: Romney is the “most secretive candidate” since Richard Nixon
…yeah, and the OBOZO regime is the MOST TRANSPARENT in history.

The d-cRAT socialist stooges and puppets in the socialist media will give axeldouche all the free time he wants to endlessly spout his bs and lies.

TeaPartyNation on July 6, 2012 at 6:38 PM

Seven Percent Solution on July 6, 2012 at 6:33 PM

I know you sarcked it, but whenever I see this jerk on TV, I can’t help but think pedophile, wondering where his raincoat is at the moment. I mean, if you were going to cast for the role of a pedophile, you couldn’t do any better.

TXUS on July 6, 2012 at 6:39 PM

1. Obama’s College and Law School Transcripts
2. All college and law school papers authored or co-authored by him
3. All documentation and papers relating to the purchase and finance of his house in Chicago
4. The date, time, and place of each fundraiser he has attended since January 20, 2009, and the names and addresses of all attendees at each fundraiser
5. His original birth certificate, not the one posted on his website
6. His Social Security Card and, if it was issued in CT, the date of its issuance and proof of his residing in CT at the time of issuance
7. All his criminal records from any state or country in which he has resided

TXUS on July 6, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Seems I recall there was an issue with his Selective Service registration. So many issues I lose track.

chewydog on July 6, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Projection.

In a striking sign of President Obama’s mounting image problems, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd is comparing Obama to Richard Nixon for his frosty relationship with the press. Obama, like Nixon, seems to regard “scribes as intrusive,” says Dowd, and he can’t hide his “distaste for what he sees as the fundamental unseriousness of a press driven by blog-around-the-clock deadlines.”

Fallon on July 6, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Noted David Axelrod’s “If you don’t have anything to hide, why not just release the information?” Seriously?? So we can expect a barrage of all the documents Barky has spent millions to hide? Should be mighty interesting…

indyvet on July 6, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Did Nixon kill a restaurant owner ?

burrata on July 6, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Not only a funny headline but, telling to the core.

As a person who makes his living projecting his hatreds bigotry and rotten to the core evil, on his political opponents, is he really admitting that he was directly involved in the Fast & Furious Murders and Cover up of the Murders of Brian Terry, Jaime Zapata, Hundreds of Mexican national and Thousands of Honduran nationals?

Is he admitting that he is one of the reasons ObamaTax had to invoke executive priviledge?

God Bless America!

paratisi on July 6, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Seems I recall there was an issue with his Selective Service registration. So many issues I lose track.

chewydog on July 6, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Drudge linked to a report of a drone hovering over Joseph Farah’s house and spying on him today .
Watch the other hand !

burrata on July 6, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Why do they have to make it so darn easy?

Because they have nothing else, they are amateurs, and coming from Chicago they never had to work this hard before. Elections go much more smoothly in a one party system.

farsighted on July 6, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Seems I recall there was an issue with his Selective Service registration. So many issues I lose track.

chewydog on July 6, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Not only all the list you posted but also if I recall the Cold Case Posse of Sheriff Joe Arpaio also discovered that the flight records or was it the entry records to the US from Hawaii during the week of Obama’s birth are missing. I mean there is SO MUCH secretive crap going on around this person. Also after looking at photos from a site I cannot recall (sorry) of Frank Marshall Davis and Barack and his “father”, Obama looks more like Davis than his real father. Also why would his mother, Ann, specifically tell her father to make sure Obama visited Davis at LEAST once a week…while she is off hobnobbing in Indonesia? Why did he have to see Davis this often as a young boy and teenager?

g2825m on July 6, 2012 at 6:46 PM

So funny that the Goebbles of the most Imperial Presidency since Nixon would bring up Nixon. Freudian slip of epic proportions.

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on July 6, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Seems like they project all their crap on Romney.

“he’s secretive”
“he’s a socialist”
“he’s not a natural born citizen”
“he wants the sick, the young, and the old to die”
“he’s racist”
“he gave charley horses to classmates when he was in 3rd grade”
“he holds satanic rituals”

What else will they try to throw at him? The masses will simply believe what they are told.

Romney should hammer away on jobs and the economy. 0bamatax. Proclaim 0 to be an empty suit.

freedomfirst on July 6, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Axleshaft looks like one of those guys at the County Fair that you give your quarters to in exchange for baseballs to throw at milk-jugs.

slickwillie2001 on July 6, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Also why would his mother, Ann, specifically tell her father to make sure Obama visited Davis at LEAST once a week…while she is off hobnobbing in Indonesia? Why did he have to see Davis this often as a young boy and teenager?

g2825m on July 6, 2012 at 6:46 PM

so that baby Hussein could see those pics of his mama which Davis held on to for ….God knows why

burrata on July 6, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Noted David Axelrod’s “If you don’t have anything to hide, why not just release the information?” Seriously?? So we can expect a barrage of all the documents Barky has spent millions to hide? Should be mighty interesting…

indyvet on July 6, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Is it possible that this is a crude plot to try and drag Governor Romney into ‘documentism’? Are the Chicago thugs that devious?

slickwillie2001 on July 6, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Forget that storing your money overseas can be a perfectly legal process that is undertaken by many of the country’s wealthy; this is once again about Team Obama blaming the symptoms instead of the disease.

Also forgetting that the only reason Axelrod — and the rest of us — know about these bank accounts is because Romney fully complied with all financial disclosure requirements (funny how they don’t ever mention that, huh?) And objective people who have actually taken the time to look at his 203 page tax return (yes, 203 page tax return because Romney over disclosed rather than disclose minimum) concluded not only that

“his return is standard, normal, well prepared, and detailed, with nothing unusual given the scope of his assets”

and that due to the tax laws, Romney actually pays taxes on $1 million on “phantom income” (i.e., money he doesn’t actually have). Read about it here.

Dark Star on July 6, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Why do they have to make it so darn easy?

Because NOBODY in the f*ing LSM will call them on it and actually do a comparison.

OccamsRazor on July 6, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Pot, meet Kettle.

clippermiami on July 6, 2012 at 7:00 PM

how about the media look more into the Choom Gang? How does he get into Occidental? What about his time in Indonesia and Pakistan? How does he pay for these school admissions/tuition and if it was a grant or scholarship what was it based on? I mean everything about this guy as the alternate media looks into him is false.

g2825m on July 6, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Zero and Co. believe we’re stupid enough to believe this jerk. These are the morons who hired Debbie Doublespeak Dunce. I don’t expect any better of them.

Philly on July 6, 2012 at 7:07 PM

your man, axelrod, has hidden everything about his past!! no college records, passports, no true birth certificate( yes i’m not convinced the one he showed is real) Obama is the one who’s not transparent!!!!

sadsushi on July 6, 2012 at 7:11 PM

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE how these people in the Administration can say ANYTHING………….Hells Bells Axelrod could have shot TrayVon himself…..and the media just smiles and nods.

Axelrod………..

………The face of why people hate politics.

PappyD61 on July 6, 2012 at 7:17 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5tqH7UrzOw

This is what Axelrod and Obama want to see on every street corner in this country and we CAN’T FRIGGING seem to get it through the lousy bleepin gop’s head that we want someone to stand up and say…..

……YO BRO, YO FOOD STAMP PAHTAY IS OVAH!!!

PappyD61 on July 6, 2012 at 7:22 PM

Mark Levin made a good point on his show yesterday. We should understand the backgrounds of the people like David Axelrod who are speaking for President Obama.

Here is a link to the article Mark Levin referenced yesterday which describes David Axelrod’s connections to the Communist network in Chicago.

Obama’s main man will do whatever it takes to fell Republicans and conservatives. Where does his ruthlessness and drive come from?

http://spectator.org/archives/2012/03/09/david-axelrod-lefty-lumberjack/print

Since Axelrod doesn’t want to be secretative, let’s ask him to tell us more about his Communist friends.

wren on July 6, 2012 at 7:23 PM

You couldn’t make up stuff this good even if you wanted to, as no one in their right mind would ever believe it.

JFS61 on July 6, 2012 at 7:23 PM

As you can plainly see, Axelfraud was “that kid”…you know, the kid who looked weird, dirty and smelled really bad. The one no one wanted to be around. I guess he dedicated his life to getting his revenge, since he’s made a real nice career out of manipulating people and shoving it up their rears.

OxyCon on July 6, 2012 at 7:29 PM

Hearing all this sewage spewing from this Obumbo Admin, and campaign makes me wonder how they could in their wildest imaginations believe anyone would believe anything they say; then I remember who their scum supporting base is and it all comes together.

aposematic on July 6, 2012 at 7:32 PM

LOL, David, you nitwit. The sad part is that the media ran with this, will continue regurgitating whatever dreck Axelrod/Obama shovel in their direction, and a significant portion of the public will simply believe it.

Midas on July 6, 2012 at 7:32 PM

And I know that Jan Crawford had an interview with him the other day, and she had a very brief time with him. But I’d like to see those questions asked of him.

Is it me or does that sound like some sort of threat toward the media as to which way he expects their interviews with Romney to be conducted? Who is Jan Crawford?

Night Owl on July 6, 2012 at 7:34 PM

I guess they had to go on the offensive cuz they just couldn’t handle the comparisons of their administration to Nixon’s from the fallout with F&F, withHolder’s contempt citation and Nixon’s AG, and the level of corruption and denial from both administrations … all that’s missing is the recording with the lost 18-1/2 minutes.

stukinIL4now on July 6, 2012 at 7:34 PM

*clink*..:):)

Dire Straits on July 6, 2012 at 6:17 PM

*clink*

:)

Seven Percent Solution on July 6, 2012 at 6:19 PM

…oh lawrdy!…I just got home and it’s not close to evening yet….*clink*………….*clink*……
.
.
…Axlerot some kind of demented comedian or something?

KOOLAID2 on July 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM

David, you had better get your resume updated and suitcase located because your “man” is going to be toast in 4 months from today. Got it?

Amazingoly on July 6, 2012 at 7:49 PM

This dolt really should engage his brain before he puts his mouth in gear. Do they even think about what they say?

rplat on July 6, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Ya’ll might think there people are stupid but they are doing just what they want.

Terrible jobs numbers came out today, are we talking about them? What a bad shape this country is in because of them? Nope.

They know that we think they are hiding things about obama, so that the transparency thing will get us off the economy. Just what they want.

Shiny Objects….

Barred on July 6, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Can you really stand to look at this man, let alone hear the lies that come out of his mouth – along with jarhead, big ears, the dancer and the rest of the chicago mafia?
If there is any chance that this mafia don wins again, I will haved to get rid of my tv, or I’ll be tearing my hair out.

Bambi on July 6, 2012 at 8:05 PM

Barred on July 6, 2012 at 7:50 PM

there=these

Preview,Preview

Barred on July 6, 2012 at 8:06 PM

We should really close the dimensional rift that produced this putz.

Wolfmoon on July 6, 2012 at 8:07 PM

Sure, but the problem IS:

Mitt Romney is constitutionally incapable of ruthlessly going after Obama’s jugular–rhetorically speaking of course. So, Romney needs a ruthless partner as VP. One who can respond like Chris Christie without even a moment’s hesitation, with the exact same response: What? Let me tell you about “secrective….” and off you go!

I think Mitt Romney is just an incredibly decent guy who really believes that he can run this campaign on the high ground, without going on the attack rhetorically. I mean really going on the attack, personally, with wit and sarcasm, mocking Obama’s talking points–read lies because that is all that comes out of Obama’s mouth.

Romney needs verbal attack training.

mountainaires on July 6, 2012 at 8:10 PM

How in the hell do we end up with people like this occupying our WH? This guy Axelrod reminds me of a rodeo clown.

scalleywag on July 6, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Just look at his nose. Picture it red. Rodeo clown.

scalleywag on July 6, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Oh yes, Al Bundy speaks again.

This is the most secretive candidate we’ve seen since, frankly, since Richard Nixon.

Really, has Obama released his college transcripts? Has Obama released his college thesis and law review papers? Has Obama released his guest list ( Yes, it’s public record) of ALL guest in the Oval Office since Jan 2009.

Come on Al, you must quit sniffing glue, it’s hard propping up a failed Presidency!

Barack Obama Presidency can be summed up with one word, FAILURE!

jjnco73 on July 6, 2012 at 8:36 PM

As mentioned earlier, I too could care less what Romney does with his exchequer but am very annoyed with what King Putt has done with the TRILLION$ he has pissed away during his term (so far).
And if he is ousted this November, Katie bar the door.
What previous President has had the flatware removed from the quests tables, as was done, before he spoke to a Hispanic audience?
Who paid for his college education? What was his realestate arrangment with Rezko? Who was his Choom supplier? What was his GPA at Columbia that got him into Harvard? When he ‘edited’ the Law Review, what did he actually do? (Perhaps Jan Crawford could answer that question herself?)
What is so ‘executive privlidge’ about Op F&F ? .
Why hasn’t anyone in this Administration contacted (and appologized) to the families of either Jaime Zapata or Brian Terry?
So may questions Axelprod, and just enough time between now and November to get answers.
Oh and that ‘long form’ birth certificate posted on the WH website ain’t gonna cut the muster.
You know, I’m still asking: WHY IS VINCE FOSTER DEAD?
(Not how, but WHY?)

Missilengr on July 6, 2012 at 8:37 PM

Axelrod is vying with Reid and Pelosi for court jester! These goofuses (goofi?) beclown themselves almost everytime they open their yaps.

EFM on July 6, 2012 at 9:06 PM

And some of you are worried about Romney’s surrogates? Who does Obama have? This guy who looks like the secret love child of Hitler and a dachshund? Debbie Washedup-Schulz? Crazy Uncle Joe Biden? At the rate Obama is repelling members of his own party, they’ll have to move the Democrat convention to a meeting room at the local Holiday Inn.

natasha333 on July 6, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Alinsky boogey-man tactics because they know the MSM won’t check them on it. There’s never been anyone or any group more cynical about the American electorate than the current Democrat party leadership.

321mdl on July 6, 2012 at 9:24 PM

Is Axelrod kidding? Barack Milhouse Obama would be the son that Richard Nixon had if he had a son.

paulus1 on July 6, 2012 at 9:28 PM

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/mugshots/celebrity/politics/john-ehrlichman

Oh how I long to see Herr Axelrod’s mugshot.

Stu Gotts on July 6, 2012 at 9:37 PM

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/mugshots/celebrity/politics/john-mitchell

Eric Holder too…..

Stu Gotts on July 6, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Bwahahahahaha!

ROFL LMMFAO!!!

Hey Axelturd – do you really want to go there?

Do the words “Fast and Furious”, “college transcripts” and “birth certificate”, just for starters, mean anything to you?

Is this all you got? What’s next – “Romney is a big fat doo-doo head”?

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on July 6, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Hmmmm!

This sounds strangely like a playground bully saying “Na Na Boo Boo.”

However, I’ll take silence over lies any day.

EdmundBurke247 on July 6, 2012 at 9:55 PM

So I should be more concerned about what Romney does with his money than what Obama does with mine?

mredly on July 6, 2012 at 9:56 PM

So I should be more concerned about what Romney does with his money than what Obama does with mine?

Sure…. coveting is one of the great weapons of liberalism.. if they can get you to look that way you won’t notice them slipping your wallet out your pocket. They have nothing over the artful dodger

Noelie on July 6, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Many people who are, perhaps, less wealthy than Romney and Bark, use off-shore tax mitigation vehicles in conjunction with so-called ‘tax loop-holes’.

Do you think Axelrod or the rest would willingly offer full disclosure?

Five will get you Ten they all have tax sheltered investments. They would be fools not to.

CorporatePiggy on July 6, 2012 at 11:25 PM

That commie is full of crap!

MCGIRV on July 6, 2012 at 11:27 PM

MCGIRV on July 6, 2012 at 11:27 PM

heh

sorry,cant help it

heh heh

entagor on July 7, 2012 at 12:21 AM

Try, “the most secretive candidate” since Barack Obama.

There Goes The Neighborhood on July 7, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Heil Axelgrease…you learned well at the knee of Goebbels.

Xango Annie on July 7, 2012 at 3:07 AM

Broken Axelrod looks like a perverted muppet. Just my humble opinion.
P.S. He also has a tendency to lie.

tbear44 on July 7, 2012 at 4:55 AM

Brought to you by the most transparent administration evah.

Just like the time that Obama & Co. urged — no, begged — the LA Times to release the videotape with Rashid Khalidi.

Oh, wait … never mind.

Blackacre on July 7, 2012 at 6:46 AM

I’m all for people keeping as much of their hard earned dollars as possible. But just because a person is allowed to stash it in an offshore account doesn’t mean they should. I am not a romney hater but fair is fair. If this earned money is not taxed like many corporations get away with, the rest of us have to pay it.

wodiej on July 7, 2012 at 6:49 AM

Mitt Romney is constitutionally incapable of ruthlessly going after Obama’s jugular–rhetorically speaking of course. So, Romney needs a ruthless partner as VP. One who can respond like Chris Christie without even a moment’s hesitation, with the exact same response: What? Let me tell you about “secrective….” and off you go!

Isn’t that what the SuperPacs are for?

Spiders from Mars on July 7, 2012 at 6:49 AM

Hey Axelrod!

“Obama and Holder lied! Brian Terry and Mexican citizens died!”

Even Nixon wasn’t ever THAT bad…

Khun Joe on July 7, 2012 at 7:26 AM

“What, exactly, are President Obama and the Justice Department so keen to hide?”

Conspiracy to commit mass murder.

sablegsd on July 7, 2012 at 10:31 AM

1. Obama’s College and Law School Transcripts
2. All college and law school papers authored or co-authored by him
3. All documentation and papers relating to the purchase and finance of his house in Chicago
4. The date, time, and place of each fundraiser he has attended since January 20, 2009, and the names and addresses of all attendees at each fundraiser
5. His original birth certificate, not the one posted on his website
6. His Social Security Card and, if it was issued in CT, the date of its issuance and proof of his residing in CT at the time of issuance
7. All his criminal records from any state or country in which he has resided

TXUS on July 6, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Let’s not forget the flight manifest of “ScareForce One” either!

Logic on July 7, 2012 at 10:43 AM

I knew Richard Nixon and Romney is NO Richard Nixon!

Herb on July 7, 2012 at 1:14 PM

Debbie Doublespeak Dunce. I don’t expect any better of them.

Philly on July 6, 2012 at 7:07

Perfect!! Love me some apt alliteration!!

Marco on July 7, 2012 at 7:39 PM

Axelrod is an emotional sad sack who is part of Obama’s inner circle. He is a Communist ideologue who has worked hard to put a better face on Obama’s secretiveness. Sorry, David, but your meal ticket is the most opaque president ever. BTW, where are Barack’s college transcripts?

TruthBeTold on July 7, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Well, I guess you would know, working for the most corrupt and secretive administration since Nixon.

deadrody on July 8, 2012 at 11:24 AM

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