Huckabee Plays The Birther Card On Obama While Defending Romney On Tax Returns

This has to be one of the most pitiful things I've seen in a long time with someone coming to the defense of Mitt Romney and his refusal to release his tax returns. Apparently Mike Huckabee thinks Romney should show his when President Obama proves

This has to be one of the most pitiful things I've seen in a long time with someone coming to the defense of Mitt Romney and his refusal to release his tax returns. Apparently Mike Huckabee thinks Romney should show his when President Obama proves he's a United States citizen and that he didn't get "any loans as a foreign student."

I'd say HuckaJesus should be ashamed of himself for this birther nonsense, but apparently having any sense of shame, having any guilt about lying, spreading propaganda to line your pocket and going against the teachings of Christ who said it's easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to make it to heaven are not things that register in this "good Christian's" list of those that he needs to be following.

Here's more from Media Matters that flagged this one from Friday's The O'Reilly Factor -- Huckabee Wants To Know If Obama Got College Loans "As A Foreign Student":

During a Fox News appearance this evening, Mike Huckabee suggested that Mitt Romney, who has come under fire for refusing to immediately release his tax returns, respond by challenging President Obama to release his college application materials in order to "show whether he got any loans as a foreign student."

Speaking on The O'Reilly Factor, Huckabee said of Romney, "Let him make this challenge: 'I'll release my tax returns when Barack Obama releases his college transcripts and the copy of his admission records to show whether he got any loans as a foreign student. When he releases that, talk to me about my tax returns.'"

Go read the rest of the post from Media Matters above and transcript via their site below the fold.

O'REILLY: Because of the media, the perception is if you don't release [your tax returns], you're trying to hide something. Look, Romney doesn't want his tax returns in the hands of The New York Times because they're going to cherry-pick it and make him look like a greedhead and he doesn't want to give them any more ammo. You know what this is all about.

HUCKABEE: Absolutely. And the thing is you get zero credit from the media for releasing them and then you buy yourselves a lot of grief. The question is, why would you help load a gun that's pointed at your own head?

O'REILLY: Because the people, the folks, most of them, want you to. I think that's the answer to your question.

HUCKABEE: Well, but he has to forcefully tell it why he's not going to, why it's irrelevant, say, "Look, I've disclosed more than I need to." Let him make this challenge: "I'll release my tax returns when Barack Obama releases his college transcripts and the copy of his admission records to show whether he got any loans as a foreign student. When he releases that, talk to me about my tax returns."

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