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The Romney campaign is desperately struggling to turn attention away from Mitt’s taxes, but their new round of attacks on Obama are failing to gain much traction. Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel joined former RNC chairman Michael Steele on The Ed Show last night to look at where the candidate’s refusal to disclose his finances places him in the minds of voters. With the country in the midst of a debate about tax fairness, Romney has lost control of the dialogue entirely.   

—Zoë Schlanger