Monday, February 11, 2013

Jack Who?

Some hidden accounts are more equal than others:
President Barack Obama's reelection campaign famously trolled Mitt Romney for having bank accounts in the Cayman Islands throughout 2012, with campaign spokesman Ben LaBolt calling it proof that the Republican "bets against America."

It's a line that was echoed during the election by Governor Martin O'Malley, the Democratic National Committee, and several web ads on Obama's own YouTube channel, which featured at least 20 videos mentioning Romney's Cayman accounts. A search for Cayman Islands on the Obama campaign's website brings back more than 1,200 results.

But now that one of Obama's cabinet nominees is defending his own Cayman account, Democrats are suddenly silent on the matter.
Those who live in glass houses...

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