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Obama's Bain ad: 'Like watching an old friend bleed to death' (BARF!!)
Politico ^ | 5-14-12 | Alexander Burns

Posted on 05/14/2012 9:30:32 AM PDT by tcrlaf

The Obama campaign's 2-minute ad on Mitt Romney's Bain Capital is record is out, and it is brutal.

Targeting Romney's involvement in the acquistion of GST Steel, the commercial shows workers at a shuttered plant pinning Romney and Bain with the blame.

“They made as much money off it as they could and they closed it down, they filed for bankruptcy, without any concern for the families or the communities,” says Joe Soptic, a former steelworker. “It was like watching an old friend bleed to death.”

The spot directly contrasts the steelworkers' testimonials with Romney's words touting his business experience, showing the Republican saying "I know how business works. I know why jobs come and why they go" and "As I look around at the millions of Americans without work, it breaks my heart."

There's a longer version of the video at RomneyEconomics.com. Your move, Romney campaign

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bain; lie; obama; politico
This is what passes for "Reporting" these days...

No mention that when Bain came in, this company had TWO mills, the other in Ft Wayne, Indiana,(non-Union), that is STILL OPERATING TODAY, thanks to Bain and it’s investments.

NO MENTION that the KC mill was already facing closure because the nearly-bankrupt GS couldn’t afford to upgrade either mill to new EPA pollution standards.

NO MENTION that the reason GS was almost bankrupt when Bain came in was because the RADICAL STEELWORKERS UNION wild-catted so often, that customers could not be assured of timely order delivery, and found other sources.

NO MENTION that this plant was only capable of making two types of products, both in usage decline, while the radical union demanded ever more money, ever more paid days off, and ever more expensive benefits.

Just pimp the already-debunked Obama campaign-approved line, willingly, without DARING to question it.

ALL HAIL THE GAY MESSIAH! (or the IRS will visit you)

1 posted on 05/14/2012 9:30:44 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

It wasnt that long ago when the Newt-istas were saying exactly the same thing with “The King of Bain’

Just a few months back this OWS stuff was called ‘conservative’ by more than a few.


2 posted on 05/14/2012 9:35:29 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: tcrlaf

YOU NAILED IT!!!

POST THAT EVERYWHERE

THE UNIONS AND THE EPA FORCED THAT PLACE TO CLOSE- NOT ROMNEY


3 posted on 05/14/2012 9:37:40 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: tcrlaf
“They made as much money off it as they could and they closed it down, they filed for bankruptcy, without any concern for the families or the communities . . . ”

Nice, compelling narrative. Now, maybe Romney needs to use it and find some former Solyndra employees to cut an ad for him.

Or auto dealers and their employees closed so GM and Chrysler unions could make out like bandits.

Or their suppliers with non-UAW employees.

Or the millions laid off or forced to retire early since ObaMao ascended to the throne.

At least, back in the era when this mill closed, people could actually get alternative employment. And most of them did.

4 posted on 05/14/2012 9:39:07 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: tcrlaf

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/05/14/Dem-ad-attacks-romney-for-layoffs-made-by-obama-bundler

http://dailycaller.com/2012/05/14/obamas-already-debunked-attack-ad-on-romney-and-bain/#ixzz1uqj6vvjg


5 posted on 05/14/2012 9:39:27 AM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: tcrlaf

““They made as much money off it as they could and they closed it down, they filed for bankruptcy, without any concern for the families or the communities,” says Joe Soptic, a former steelworker. “It was like watching an old friend bleed to death.” “

Y O U bled it to death, Joe!


6 posted on 05/14/2012 9:40:05 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: tcrlaf

NO MENTION that Romney had left Bain 2 years earlier.


7 posted on 05/14/2012 9:40:19 AM PDT by muleskinner
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To: ltc8k6

LOL. Breitbart nailed this one. Romney was long gone and it was an OBAMA DONOR who laid off the likely future OBAMA VOTERS.


8 posted on 05/14/2012 9:41:45 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: tcrlaf; rogue yam; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; ...
Short memories indeed :

King of Bain: Winning our Future ^| 11 January 2012 (link to FR post to KofB movie with 171 comments)

OWS talking points was in with some back in January. Oh what terrible stories of those victims of capitalism in that mini-movie, the tears, just like this Obama video, sniff, sniff.

9 posted on 05/14/2012 9:45:11 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: tcrlaf
It's pollutico. Nuff said. Better analysis here:

Obama’s Already Debunked Attack Ad on Romney and Bain

On May 4, in response to a similar attack, the Post wrote:

Notice a problem with the last two examples? The outsourcing occurred in 2000 and 2001. Romney left Bain in early 1999.

10 posted on 05/14/2012 9:45:13 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: sickoflibs

Good catch, SOL.


11 posted on 05/14/2012 9:49:25 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: tcrlaf; rogue yam; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; ...
Here's one I posted a comment or two on:

Gingrich calls on his Super-PAC to correct inaccuracies or pull anti-Bain ads The Hill dot com ^ | 1-13-12 | Justin Sink (FR post version)

12 posted on 05/14/2012 9:55:12 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
RE :”Good catch, SOL.

Thanks

By now you should know that I fully anticipate some things that I know will happen,
That way I dont have to flip my principles around 180 degrees every 6 months or so like some others do.

13 posted on 05/14/2012 9:59:05 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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14 posted on 05/14/2012 10:00:08 AM PDT by PMAS (ABO 2012)
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To: tcrlaf

Hey Barack!

How many tens of thousands of people did you layoff with your GM and Chrysler takeover?

Of course, they were only the non-union, Republican dealerships around the country, that you robbed to pay off your union thug, friends.

Never mind that you violated established legal precidence by trashing bond holder’s priority financial interest and simply transferring private property to these same union thugs.


15 posted on 05/14/2012 10:08:36 AM PDT by G Larry (Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding)
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To: G Larry; sickoflibs

” Hey Barack!

How many tens of thousands of people did you layoff with your GM and Chrysler takeover?

Of course, they were only the non-union, Republican dealerships around the country, that you robbed to pay off your union thug, friends.

Never mind that you violated established legal precidence by trashing bond holder’s priority financial interest and simply transferring private property to these same union thugs.”

Worth a repost.


16 posted on 05/14/2012 10:11:33 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; G Larry
RE ” Hey Barack!
How many tens of thousands of people did you layoff with your GM and Chrysler takeover?

Good point, especially closing the dealerships. I thought of this while eating breakfast watching Morning Joe but then forgot about it.

Republicans wont use it anyway.

17 posted on 05/14/2012 10:15:29 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: tcrlaf

Does this mean ROmney’s negatives are not limited
to RomneyCARE, RomneyDEATHpanels, and RomneyTAXESasFEES?


18 posted on 05/14/2012 10:17:24 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: tcrlaf

We are going about the defense of Romney at Bain backwards.

Two truths:

1) Romney was in a rough, cutthroat business at Bain. The only way that business works is if you are a hard-assed SOB.

2) If you are a hostage being held by terrorist, you want someone to send in the marines (a bunch of hard-assed SOBs) and get you the **** out of there.

It’s going to take a hard-nosed SOB to right the economy.


19 posted on 05/14/2012 10:18:20 AM PDT by Brookhaven (Don't mistake my vote for Romney as a vote FOR Romney, it's a vote against Obama.)
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To: tcrlaf

OBAMA IS BLEEDING ME TO DEATH and then rationing the money for a transfusion.


20 posted on 05/14/2012 10:22:02 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: sickoflibs; All

BarackObamaDotCom is filtering all comments on this video on Youtube.
GEE, IMAGINE THAT!!!


21 posted on 05/14/2012 10:22:42 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: PMAS

The timing of this ad going out seems odd at first...why hit this hard this early.

The answer is - this ad is designed to scare off the potential Romney VP candidates who may have national aspirations. This ad was primarily made for Rubio.


22 posted on 05/14/2012 10:22:45 AM PDT by DJlaysitup
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To: DJlaysitup

“why hit this hard this early.”

Imagine how bad the Messiah’s Internal polling must be to pimp an already-debunked LIE?

This gets traction among the STOOPID, who don’t know any better.

Like I said last week, the plan is to throw SO MUCH STUFF out there, hoping some of it sticks in the minds of the Sheeple. It does not matter if it is true or not, and Obama’s willing gay sycophants in the M.dia will gladly follow along.


23 posted on 05/14/2012 10:25:55 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: sickoflibs

” Republicans wont use it anyway. “

Nah...it might work : )


24 posted on 05/14/2012 10:29:27 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: tcrlaf
RE :”BarackObamaDotCom is filtering all comments on this video on Youtube.
GEE, IMAGINE THAT!!!

wonder what they would do if someone downloaded it and reposted it?

It's fully down-loadable.

25 posted on 05/14/2012 10:32:30 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: tcrlaf

Alexander Burns

A graduate of Harvard College, where he edited the Harvard Political Review

26 posted on 05/14/2012 10:34:13 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: sickoflibs

“Republicans wont use it anyway.”

Actually, Romney has just such an ad in the works now....


27 posted on 05/14/2012 10:40:40 AM PDT by G Larry (Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding)
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http://twitter.com/#!/aburnspolitico

Ben White; @morningmoneyben
taking off my black armband. “@DylanByers: Romney campaign backs off... BuzzFeed to stay in the Romney press pool...”

Retweeted by Alex Burns

Alex Burns; @aburnspolitico
Son of Newt endorser Perry RT @griffperry Wow. Newt in $4MM in Debt. What kind of fiscal steward would he have been as Pres? Not a good one.

Alex Burns; @aburnspolitico
Rumor: @BuzzFeedBen barred from Romney print pool because he gave fodder to the f-—ers

Mark Halperin; @Markhalperin
New 2-minute Obama campaign TV ad in swing states going after @MittRomney on Bain steel mill closing is key moment in race. Boston?

Retweeted by Alex Burns


28 posted on 05/14/2012 10:44:53 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: G Larry
RE “Republicans wont use it anyway.”....
...Actually, Romney has just such an ad in the works now....

Where did you hear or read that?

29 posted on 05/14/2012 10:49:27 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: sickoflibs

Per Byron York on Bill Bennett’s show this a.m.


30 posted on 05/14/2012 10:53:44 AM PDT by G Larry (Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding)
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To: tcrlaf

A trip last week to Orlando FL for a business conference gave me a preview for what to expect in political ads everywhere this fall. I predict massive DVR usage while cruising NetFlix for alternatives.


31 posted on 05/14/2012 11:36:46 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: tcrlaf

so they condensed Michael Moore’s “Roger and Me” down to two minutes. Big whoop.


32 posted on 05/14/2012 12:40:18 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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