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Thu Jul 12, 2012, 03:39 PM

Mitt Romney is a great businessman? [View all]

Mitt Romney has basically admitted that his only qualification for being president is that he's such a great businessman. Maybe I don't know how corporations work but if Mitt Romney had no influence whatsoever on anything Bain did after he supposedly left in 1999, wouldn't that make him a horrible businessman? 

The Boston Globe article today shows that he was indeed listed as CEO and president of Bain well past the time he claims that he resigned. So, if what Romney says is true, then he let others run a company in his name without any influence. Just think how risky that would be. If they did anything illegal, even without his knowledge, he'd still be responsible. If they mismanaged his company then he could be ruined and his reputation would be destroyed. He must have REALLY trusted those buddies who were running the company he owned. What kind of smart businessman does something so risky?

It's pretty clear to me that Romney is lying about the inconvenient facts of his involvement at Bain past 1999 to try to avoid being held responsible for outsourcing, killing jobs, and making very questionable investments (fetus disposal). If he wants to keep doubling down on this lie then he should answer exactly why he kept his name on a company that he supposedly had no involvement in and tell us how that's a good business strategy. It sounds like the opposite of good business sense to me but hey - I'm not rich - so maybe someone can enlighten me. He claims this is just a "legal quirk" but I highly doubt anything from this habitual liar.

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