What Mitt Romney did at Bain
January 10th, 2012
07:22 AM ET
2 years ago

What Mitt Romney did at Bain

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Forget taxes, gun rights and gay marriage. The new hot-button campaign issue is private equity.

Long a favorite line of attack for Democrats looking to paint Mitt Romney as an out-of-touch financier, Republicans are now criticizing the former Massachusetts governor's tenure at Bain Capital.

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  1. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Show us your tax records, Mittens.

    January 10, 2012 07:47 am at 7:47 am |
  2. diridi

    bankrupt the companies and take money way ahead. Ship jobs overseas....ha...

    January 10, 2012 07:50 am at 7:50 am |
  3. Marie MD

    Firing American workers and sending their jobs overseas is NOT very American but I am sure this millionaire and his buddies made a lot of money. He is not alone though. Companies would have rather have cheap labor and have you try to talk to people you can't understand than create jobs here in the US!!

    January 10, 2012 08:21 am at 8:21 am |
  4. vote the Tea Party out in 2012

    he created jobs and made MONEY and don't you forget it!

    January 10, 2012 08:35 am at 8:35 am |
  5. Terry

    The Ruthless Edward Lewis (Romney) has a lot to be proud of...Pink Slips, Pink Slips and more Pink Slips. The Master of I like to Fire people only to advance his monetary gains. Money doesn't buy everything and you will find out shortly you phoney!!

    January 10, 2012 08:48 am at 8:48 am |
  6. Rudy NYC

    It would appear that some of the companies that Bain invested in, and which later went bankrupt or closed, were actually highly profitable investments. Just this morning, Newt Gingrich cited one example of where a $30 million investment returned $180 million for the Bain, but the company itself had went bankrupt and closed.

    January 10, 2012 08:52 am at 8:52 am |