Romney was overheard speaking candidly at a fundraiser about tax changes he’s considering for the wealthy, including ending mortgage interest deductions for second homes, eliminating deductions for state and local taxes, as well as closing or merging federal agencies that deal with education and housing. This has Levin worried that Romney is going the Rockefeller-Republican route using class-warfare tactics against the wealthy because he’s ashamed of his wealth and/or he can’t defend his wealth.
Levin says that if Romney really wants to win independents and women, he should stop running from these class warfare arguments and explain his wealth, defend capitalism and lay out a principled case of liberty, because that is what will attract all voters:
Just after his monologue above, Levin came back and presented his own case for liberty as if he were Romney standing in front of those fundraisers. And it’s awesome: