Tax Day Is Coming Mr. President

For you, Sir, Tax Day has a whole new meaning, you know, truth in advertising. Remember on the campaign trail when you said you were soon going to release you tax returns? Well it seems that the people are getting antsy waiting. So on tax day, the 15th of this month, they’re going to have a little nation wide reminder day, just for you, a parade of insistence.

Oh, I know you had that one very good looking fragment of 2005 leaked to the public. But you need to do more than just a cherry-picking hint of your tax history. Surely you can’t be hiding anything, Donny.

Oh, I see, Putin hasn’t given you the okay on that gesture yet. Look, you have already bombed his other good buddy, what’s worse than that?

So come on, even your National Inquirer reading pals are hungry to know your financial secrets. Give them a break.

Some say the forecast for your presidency is partly cloudy with a possibility of some yellow rain, if you get my drift. So why not let the sunshine in and show us your most awesome and glorious tax returns, and not the fake ones either, please.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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