Reuters reporter calls Romney tax return release ‘true sign of desperation’

Reuters reporter calls Romney tax return release ‘true sign of desperation’

http://twitter.com/#!/StrokesofCandor/status/249255124302708737

Partisan remarks from the supposedly objective lapdog media? Say it ain’t so!

“Real journalist” Pedro da Costa, who writes for Reuters, helpfully explained to his Twitter followers yesterday that Mitt Romney’s release of his 2011 tax return was a “true sign of desperation.” After several followers called da Costa on his editorializing the tweet disappeared, but not before it was screen-capped.

This is what an Obama lapdog "journalist" looks like from Reuters https://t.co/u76wjloT @pdacosta #tcot #p2

— Rick (@StrokesofCandor) September 21, 2012

@StrokesofCandor @pdacosta Tweet Deleted. What was it about? @jtLOL

— Arthur Kimes (@ComradeArthur) September 22, 2012

@ComradeArthur I have a screen cap, here you go. @pdacosta @jtLOL pic.twitter.com/P5Utxiuo

— Rick (@StrokesofCandor) September 22, 2012

If anything could be described objectively as a true sign of desperation, it would be Sen. Harry Reid crowing on the Senate floor just two days earlier, “For all we know, Mitt Romney could be one of those who have paid no federal income taxes” — an idea planted in Reid’s head by an anonymous but “credible” source.

Is it possible we could have our news without the desperate lapdog spin?

https://twitter.com/dlodato/status/249242607182557184

https://twitter.com/LeslieMHooper/status/249242835470127104

@pdacosta are you really that clueless about when they were available, or are you just very biased?

— Brad Rush (@BradRushCPA) September 21, 2012

@pdacosta I believe he said months ago he would release the final 2011 records when complete. Careful there. Your bias is too obvious.

— Sandy (@VioletTiger2) September 21, 2012

@pdacosta Impartial!

— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) September 21, 2012

@pdacosta "True sign of desperation"? If he was truly desperate, he wouldn't release anything. Now it's in the news cycle. Check yourself.

— Chris (@forewit) September 21, 2012

@pdacosta Seriously,this is what the MSM tells itself?? Here's a news story: Pres lied for over a week about a planned terrorist attack.

— SoGlib (@SoGlib) September 21, 2012

@pdacosta where did u get your journalism degree in a cracker jack box like your lame media colleagues? Do u give 30% to charity like Mitt?

— Docleadfoot (@docleadfoot) September 22, 2012

@pdacosta In a true sign of desperation @pdacosta deleted the previous tweet that spotlighted his biased "journalism" #MediaFail #MemoryHole

— Ethan S (@Soundgear700) September 21, 2012

Memory hole? Not with Twitchy around. Congratulations Pedro da Costa on earning the prestigious “Deleted Tweet of the Day” award.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/09/22/reuters-reporter-calls-romney-tax-return-release-true-sign-of-desperation-deletes-tweet/

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