They have been manfully defending Mitt Romney's promises, and claiming that they do not entail cutting taxes on the rich.
They have been doing so by saying that any household making over $100K/year is "rich".
But now comes Mitt Romney:
MITT ROMNEY: No one can say my plan is going to raise taxes on middle-income people, because principle number one is keep the burden down on middle-income taxpayers.
GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Is $100,000 middle income?
MITT ROMNEY: No, middle income is $200,000 to $250,000 and less.
Romney has just given an unequivocal victory in the debate to Bill Gale and company...