The American people face an important choice in November. They will either re-elect President Barack Obama for another four-year term, or they will replace him with Governor Mitt Romney. Rather than recapitulate the case against a second term for the incumbent, let's scrutinize eight of the top prevailing arguments against electing his Republican challenger. Each of the following anti-Romney indictments has been advanced -- explicitly, or through surrogates -- by the president's campaign and the Democratic Party. Below you'll find my sincere attempt to address these criticisms in a balanced and honest way, even as I openly...
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This writer is spreading the same half truths about Mitt and Bain as everyone else on the right. Yes Bain Capital did not buy up companies using the equity in the company (including the pension money for the workers) for collateral . Bain Capital did not pay hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses to Mitt and the other people running Bain Capital at the time using the equity in the companies for collateral to borrow the money to pay these bonuses. Bain Capital did not then sell the companies off before the bottom fell out and the employees were left holding the bag while Mitt and his wife used the money to buy a great life for their family. It was Mitt and a company he started in the late 80's early 90's call Bain Limited which did...
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