It also asks for details about his offshore assets or bank accounts and business dealings.
“What is he hiding?” the ad asks in bold print while telling readers a cash reward will be provided for verifiable evidence of Romney’s financial information that can be published.
Flynt, a Democrat, has been no stranger to throwing his money around in efforts to intimidate Republicans. But this marks a first for him. He usually looks to dig up dirt on politicians’ sexual infidelities.
He ran a similar ad last year asking for evidence that Texas Gov. Rick Perry had been guilty of infidelity. His prior efforts have included outing Sen. David Vitter’s (R-La.) sexual infidelities and an investigation into the sex lives of Republican politicians during the Clinton impeachment saga.
His report led Speaker-designate Bob Livingston to resign from Congress and give up his shot at succeeding Newt Gingrich in the speaker’s chair in 1998.