When it comes to its budget pitch to voters, Romney/Ryan has quite a vision: they’ll slash taxes, increase defense spending, increase entitlement spending, and balance the budget – all while protecting the home-mortgage-interest deduction, the health care deduction, and the charitable-contribution deduction. How? By closing unnamed tax loopholes.
There’s growing impatience over the campaign’s refusal to offer any kind of substance or details, to the point that even some Fox News hosts not named Shep Smith are getting irritated on the air.
On “Meet the Press” yesterday, Romney went so far as to try to redefine what the word “specifics” means.