Yesterday evening, Mitt Romney threw down a gauntlet for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who had accused him of committing federal crimes in a Senate floor speech.  The money quote — “put up or shut up,” Harry:

<iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>This is a strong response from Romney for several reasons.  First, he blasts Nevada’s dimmest bulb for his craven and fact-free accusations.  Then, just to be clear, he categorically denies the Majority Leader’s evidence-free conjecture. Finally, he transitions quickly into a broad-based attack on the president — whose bidding Harry Reid is carrying out — noting that Obama and his allies don’t want to talk about issues that really matter to the future of the country.  Like, for instance, this.  Or this.  For his part, Reid is mindlessly marching ahead with his moronic “scoop:”


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