Mitt Romney says Senate majority leader Harry Reid should 'put up or shut up' in response to Reid's accusations that he didn't pay taxes for 10 years. Will lines like that help him win over voters?
Suddenly, Mitt Romney is talking tough.
In a radio interview with Sean Hannity on Thursday, Mr. Romney was asked about Senate majority leader Harry Reid’s allegations that an unnamed Bain Capital investor had told him that Mr. Romney had not paid any taxes for 10 years.
Romney’s response: Senator Reid should “put up or shut up.”
Yes, the famously straight-laced GOP nominee – who, in what we’re sure is a massive coincidence, was recently labeled a “wimp” on the cover of Newsweek – is now using lines reminiscent of a Clint Eastwood movie.
At least he didn’t say “shove it” or “kiss my [posterior]” (that was just his press aide).
Still, it made us squirm a little.