Do ANY Republicans Remember ANYTHING that George W. Bush Said or Did?

Romney’s 47% Comments Show Gap From Bush-Era Republicans – Businessweek 

In 2001, Bush promoted his tax cut to the public in part because it would prevent some people from paying taxes. “People with the smallest incomes will get the highest percentage of reductions,” Bush said in his first speech to Congress on Feb. 27, 2001. “And millions of additional American families will be removed from the income tax rolls entirely.”

By doubling the child tax credit, creating a 10 percent tax bracket and eliminating capital gains taxes for middle-income earners, Bush did exactly that.

Now the situation purposefully created by Bush has come into focus…and somehow it’s a repudiation of these exact same people. Sickening.

Digging into the Details Illustrate Depth of Romney’s Ignorance

Romney’s Wrong And Right About The ’47 Percent’ : The Two-Way : NPR

To imply that most of those who don’t pay income taxes are getting away with something, however, raises questions. “Put bluntly,” Economix writes, “these are not households shirking their tax liabilities. The pool consists mostly of the poor, of relatively low-income working families and of old people. The tax code is specifically designed to reduce the burden on them.”

The article also notes how the top 10 “dependent victim” states are mostly deep red Republican ones.

Romney makes Another Hugely Hypocritical Statement

Romney Stands by Government-Dependent ‘Victims’ Remark to Donors – SFGate 

“This is the same message that I give to people,” he said during the news conference, which was pulled together so quickly that it wasn’t carried live on cable television and some reporters had to run to it from a nearby hotel. “I hope the person who has the video would put out the full material, but it’s a message which I’m going to carry and continue to carry.”

First up, this assumes the Romney campaign doesn’t do any recording of its own, which is probably silly. Second and far more damning, the guy who refuses to release his tax returns really has no credibility in calling on others to release stuff.