The Corner

Double Standards?

Teresa Heinz Kerry (speaking last April) on making her tax returns public:

“If some god of taxes would want to come in and look at all of my portfolio, I’d let them…but I don’t think I have the right to put my children’s privacy out into the open.”

Some politicians’ children, it seems, are more equal than others.

Or is it just that Mrs Kerry, to follow, Mrs. Edwards’ twisted logic, is “ashamed” of her children’s finances?

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