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Divine Discontent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-12 06:21 PM
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SOME RETIREMENT - Bain Filings Link Romney To Politically Problematic Companies After 1999
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/16/mitt-romney-ba... <---- more at link



WASHINGTON -- The question over when Mitt Romney officially left Bain Capital is obscuring a more substantive debate that relates to the presidential campaign.

The presumptive Republican nominee insists he never signed off on the business decisions related to outsourcing that turned the private equity firm into a political lightning rod. But neither he nor his campaign have said whether he agrees with those decisions, even if he was powerless over them when they were made. The Huffington Post asked top Romney adviser Kevin Madden this very question Monday morning during an appearance on MSNBC and received the following response:


The answer mirrors a more evasive response to a similar question that senior adviser Ed Gillespie gave Sunday on "Meet the Press." Combined, their answers illustrate a desire to obscure details of how closely Romney was associated with some of the firm's more controversial practices between 1999 and 2002.

An extensive review of public filings by The Huffington Post reveals several instances of Romney being tied to Bain deals that could be or have proven politically problematic.




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Divine Discontent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-12 06:53 PM
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1. also, rmoney's response to this begs the question, what kind of leadership does he truly offer if he
took off when they were really starting to go downhill, or a not so noble path at the firm? Also, did he support their actions that were taken? And, his "retro-retirement" thing is totally confusing, but, that's what it's supposed to be I suppose...


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DainBramaged Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-12 07:56 PM
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2. HAHAHAHAHA this fuck will quit soon, he can't take the pressure.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-17-12 12:08 AM
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3. That's the beauty of "retroactive" retirement.
You get to stay involved, yet deny any and all responsibility.

Again, I think focusing on employment can backfire for Democrats because Romney and Bain can tell any lie they want to about that. The one consistent thing about Romney's campaigning, so far? The man will tell any lie, ridiclous or not, he thinks will help him become President.

The official line from surrogates has been "He was not in charge of day to day operations." And that sounds believable because he was in Utah, not Massachusetts, and, according to him, was working 16 hours a day in Utah. If you frame it as employment, people are likely to buy his version.

However, he was 100% stockholder. People get the sole owner of anything--a car, a home, a business, a suit, anything, has control over what he or she owns, even if they are out of town.
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