Mitt Romney's Ethics Problem: Blind Trust Edition


Not only does Mitt Romney have no problem hiding his tax returns from voters, but he also has reasons to hide his tax returns from voters.

A blind trust is not a blind trust when there is direct or indirect control over investment decisions. While Romney has nominally placed his investments in a trust which is managed by someone else, the person he has chosen to manage those investments is his close associate and personal attorney. That is not a blind trust under federal law. It is a trust managed by a close personal friend and advisor...

...This is important because it means Romney can coordinate investment decisions which on their face might be potential conflicts of interests......It is not a blind trust when one decides to make a policy stand but unloads one's investments just ahead of that stand.
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Follow the link below for specific examples that will have you wondering just what Mitt Romney is hiding, and whether he can be trusted:

http://crooksandliars.com/karoli/mitt-romneys-ethics-problem-blind-trust-edi