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Romney Says Obama’s Tax Cut Compromise Is Self-Serving

December 21, 2010 by  

Romney says Obama's tax cut compromise is self-servingAnother possible GOP presidential candidate has slammed the tax cut compromise between President Barack Obama and Republican leaders.

In an op-ed in the Dec. 14 edition of USA Today, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney said that the tax package is a short-term solution for a long-term problem. He accused Obama of making the deal with GOP leaders in an attempt to deliver economic stimulus before the 2012 elections, but the timeline fails to "deliver its full potential for creating lasting growth."

Romney's editorial came a week after former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin voiced her opposition of the tax package. Aside from Romney and Palin, Senator John Thune (R-S.D.), former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and business tycoon Donald Trump are also rumored to run against Obama in 2012.

According to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, Americans favor Obama over the current crop of possible candidates. He leads Romney by seven percentage points, Thune by 20 points and Palin by 22 points. The margin was much closer when no specific candidate was mentioned, as 42 percent of respondents said that they would vote for Obama, compared to 39 percent who said they would back a Republican.

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