”There must be something in those returns that are so embarrassing to him or so damaging to him that he believes if the American people were to see those returns, they would reject him as a candidate for the presidency. I’ve put it this way. He’s wanting the American people to trust him with the presidency, but he won’t trust the American people with his tax returns.
— Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, campaigning in New Hampshire, on Mitt Romney’s refusal to release his tax returns.