We'll "Never" See McCain's Tax Returns?
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The Obamas released tax returns for both Barack and Michelle. The Clintons released returns for both Bill and Hillary. But when John McCain released his tax returns a few weeks ago, Cindy McCainâ€™s tax documents will remain private.
Itâ€™s not too hard to understand why. The McCains are extraordinarily wealthy â€” one might even be tempted to call them â€œelitesâ€ â€” and Cindy McCainâ€™s assets are estimated to be about $100 million, including a private jet, which her husband has been borrowing at a reduced rate.
Given the other candidatesâ€™ disclosures, and McCainâ€™s own alleged commitment to transparency, will we ever see Cindy McCainâ€™s returns? She was asked on the â€œTodayâ€ show this morning, and said, politely, â€œNever.â€