On the heels of a Washington Post report that Mitt Romney is using a federal loophole to avoid disclosing some investment holdings, President Obama kicked things off:
Democrats followed in predictable fashion:
Dating back to 1968, when George Romney started the tradition, presidential candidates have released their tax returns. #WhatsRomneyHidingâ€” Lis Smith (@Lis_Smith) April 6, 2012
Romney dumped $1.5M in investments in China.What assets doesn’t he want to dump?#WhatsRomneyHidingâ€” Ben LaBolt (@BenLaBolt) April 5, 2012
Conservatives initially countered with a #WhatsObamaHiding hashtag…
That his philosophical views are essentially still those of a 1980s grad student #WhatsObamaHidingâ€” Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) April 6, 2012
But they quickly figured out it was more fun to just make fun of the original hashtag:
#whatsromneyhiding the only legitimate photos of Bigfootâ€” ScrollnKey (@ScrollnKey) April 6, 2012
The sleeves to all of Rick Santorum’s sweaters. #WhatsRomneyHidingâ€” Drew Cline (@DrewHampshire) April 6, 2012
Then things got a little racist…
#WhatsRomneyHiding Attractive liberal women?â€” Robert Anthony (@RobertA99554088) April 6, 2012
But, as usual, it ended with conservatives declaring victory and gloating:
So, who won this round?
- The Clinton campaign is trying to stop television stations from running a pro-Trump ad featuring Michelle Obama.
- A federal jury cleared the leaders of an Oregon standoff. The militia group took over a wildlife refuge last January.
- Countries from around the world have agreed that the Ross Sea in Antarctica will become the world's largest marine protected area.
- RIP — Vine says it's discontinuing its mobile app, effectively ending the 6-second video service 💀