(CNN) - A magazine known for its sexually explicit material is offering a reward of $1 million dollars for a different type of bare-all expose.
The publisher of Hustler magazine, Larry Flynt, is offering the sum for the skinny on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's financials, the magazine announced.
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It is taking out full-page advertisements in two newspapers - The Washington Post on Sunday, and USA Today on Tuesday - "offering up to a million dollars in cash for documented evidence concerning Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's unreleased tax returns and/or details of his offshore assets, bank accounts and business partnerships," a press release from the magazine read.
Flynt's announcement could be seen as either an attempt to keep the issue of Romney's financial documents alive or put himself - and his magazine - in headlines.
Romney has released his tax returns for 2010 and an estimate of his 2011 tax liability, but has repeatedly said he would not release additional years, saying it would be fodder for Democrats to criticize him.
In recent months, various political figures, including some Republicans, have called for more transparency from Romney.
Earlier in the week, an anonymous online poster claimed it was holding stolen tax documents belonging to Romney ransom for $1 million in an internet currency. Should the sum not be paid by later this month, the posting said a key to unlock the documents would be released publicly, while the financial firm from which the documents were allegedly stolen said there is "no evidence of unauthorized access to our data."
I never thought I would be saying this, but yea Larry Flynt. The only reason that the democrats could find "fodder" with Mitt's taxes is, it's there to be found. If a presidental candidate pleads the 5th on his taxes, then he doesn't derserve to lead this nation of citizens that pay their taxes.
but they ask for a sitting president's birth cert. and college transcripts!?!? B.S.!
Wow, Flint is buying Mitts stolen tax docs?
It's always good to see Hustler jump into the political fray. Larry Flynt is the only American alive who can go toe to toe with the morality level of your average politician.
haha, I rarely like or agree with Mr. Flynt , , , but this awesome!
c'mon wikileaks, do your job!!
Funnist ever! There has never been a circus like Mitt and his 2nd audition for the Oval Office.
If anyone can expose Romney it would be Larry Flint. he has always had a hatered for lyin corrupt politicians. I hope he does get his hands on it.
If only they did that four years ago and offer $1 Million for Obama's anything, like his collage transcripts and application to Harvard. Hillary Clinton would be going for a second term.
Something is ROTTEN in Romneyville....
If he has nothing to hide, WHAT is he hiding????
That is the $1,000.000.00 question.
Ryan has gone ROGUE and is trying to get the TOP of the ticket. Let's help Ryan!!!!
This is the 21st century I tried to remind Romney a couple of months ago. The cat will get out of the bag, one way or the other. The only way to authenticate even a hoax is for Romney to cough up the real deal which is BAD NEWS for his candidacy. I HATE to do this but "I THINK THIS GAME IS OVER FOR ROMNEY". Want to know what is happening "LOOK NO FURTHER THAN HIS GOP PRIMARY OPPONENTS". SAND BAG JOB!!! This is DIABOLICAL.
Romney's 2010 taxes were INCOMPLETE. He's released a partial and an estimate. He's hiding something really really bad bad bad bad bad.
Do it Mr Flint ,he is hiding ssomething . I am retired DOD worker and I payed more taxes then him
I have a feeling we are going to see those tax returns before November...I bet Romney does too.
Gee, why hasn't money been offered for pics of Obama? He's supposed to be the one that is soooooo buff and athletically built. Personally, I don't want to see either of them.
Obama is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt. To really get to know Obama is to realize that his only real skill is giving speeches — with a teleprompter.
In this regard, Obama has a lot in common with Facebook. They are both all about hope and hype. But once you get to actually see the business model, there is nothing left to do but sell short
You just gotta love Larry Flynt. He has the money to fight them and he does. The money that he spent fighting the Falwell case protected all of our rights to speak freely about public figures. He could have paid the $250,000 judgement out of hi pocket change. He chose to fight the hypocrite and protect free speech. You go Larry.
Well, we all know there's some real story in those taxes and it will certainly come out soon.
I hope it works, but even if it does not. It will certainly make Romney squirm.
Anyone with access to that information has millions to spare already.
An additional million to them is like an additional $100.00 to you and me.
$25M will probably get the info.
Old slippery Mitt's hiding something on his taxes. . Thanks Larry!!!!!! You are truly a great American!!!!!