Capitalizing on Bain

Newt Gingrich’s barbs against Bain Capital, Mitt Romney’s old investment firm, during the Republican presidential-primary campaign were merely an appetizer. Months later, the Obama campaign is launching its own Bain blitz, releasing a maudlin, two-minute montage of disgruntled steelworkers who supposedly lost their jobs because of Romney’s ruthlessness.

The campaign spot, which focuses on GST Steel, formerly of Kansas City, Mo., casts Romney as a Wall Street “vampire” who restructured the company, sold its parts, and left town before it went belly-up.

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  • Brandt Hardin

    Romney is a Vampire in Mormon Clothing…  under his leadership, Bain gutted companies,
    sucking them dry and leaving families in shambles without work or a means to provide
    for their children.  Is this the type of
    leader we want?  Read more about the role
    of Romney’s riches in this election and the power of his sacred undergarments