Few qualities are more American than a zeal for fair play. That’s why, when reports emerged last spring that the Internal Revenue Service was targeting conservative groups applying for a certain tax-exempt status, fair-minded folks of all political stripes expressed outrage.
TAMPA, Fla. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney paid
about $3 million in federal income taxes in 2010, having earned
more than seven times that from his investments. Those earnings,
$21.7 million, put him among the wealthiest of American taxpayers.
Romney’s campaign said Tuesday …