Barry, My Liege :
Keep up the good fight, My Liege, your aggression seems to discombobulate the Reps and we are loving it.
But a broader question is trying to figure out exactly what drives Mitt Romney.
Here's one idea about what makes Mitt tick : He thinks he is a Royal. After all, he was born into a Royal family and made a lot of money on his own, so that means that he is simply better than the rest of us.
Besides, we would not understand him if he did explain because we just don't know how the world really works.
And, if he is just better than us, then he does not have to explain anything. Here's his wife on releasing his tax returns : "we've given all that people need to know" about the family's finances.
He answers to a higher power embodied in the form of really, stinkingly rich people who want to stay in the shadows.
If he can win an election by saying nothing, then he is free to do what he and his betters want him to do.
That may be the real reason he changes positions so often - we would not understand him if he told the real truth, so he can just say what the moment demands.
Just about the most ridiculous thing I have heard in years is the statement that he 'retired retroactively' from Bain.
Only addled Royalty thinks like that.
My Liege, it is a little discouraging to think that he might actually win the election.
Your faithful servant,