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Inside Mitt Romney's Bain Files
The Daily Beast ^ | 8/23/2012 | Alex Klein

Posted on 08/23/2012 12:47:00 PM PDT by mojito

Very rich people have very much money in very many places.

Currently, that’s the broadest possible takeaway from the 950 pages of confidential documents related to Mitt Romney’s finances obtained and published by Gawker. The files include “internal audits, financial statements, and private investor letters for 21” entities in which the candidate has invested over $10 million—many of them Bain Capital subsidiaries or investment vehicles based in Bermuda or the Cayman Islands. So far, there's nothing on income taxes, nothing incriminating, and nothing that should send either campaign reeling—but there are a couple of strings worth pulling on.

Gawker’s John Cook, who obtained the documents, has published a few preliminary observations, and we’re still trawling for more. But for now, here are the most interesting insights from the files....

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bain; baincapital; bainfiles; gawker; romney
The left is all atwitter today because Gawker, working on behalf of the 0bama campaign, somehow managed to get ahold of lots of Bain documents. Just how they were obtained is an open question.

And what did they find?

That Romney is really rich. And beyond that?


1 posted on 08/23/2012 12:47:05 PM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito
How did they obtain it?

The same way Obama got the sealed divorce paper of his opponent released when he was running for senator.

2 posted on 08/23/2012 12:49:57 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West)
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what did they find? Someone who is running for president who is interested and driven to do a job not someone waiting for Saturday to play golf or hang out with Hollywood celebs or NBA stars, or someone who gets up before 8am.

3 posted on 08/23/2012 12:53:45 PM PDT by Perdogg (Mutts for Mitt all agree - Better in the crate than on the plate)
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To: Perdogg
He invests money in a company he founded.


Liberals must be wetting their pants thinking people are getting killed by Obama's economy are going to forget they can't get a job

4 posted on 08/23/2012 1:17:25 PM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: mojito

There is no such thing as a sealed record if your opponent is O.

Now, O’s records, thats another matter. Those are private.

5 posted on 08/23/2012 2:00:08 PM PDT by marron
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Remember when they managed a data dump on Palin’s official emails?

They were pretty excited for about two hours. Then nothing.

They just proved her to be the person we already knew she was. Honest. Straight-forward.

I’m not expecting them to find any scandals in Romney’s finances. No Tony Rezkos there.

6 posted on 08/23/2012 2:09:14 PM PDT by marron
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I’m pretty sure that most of Zippy’s records have been destroyed. No need to destroy the Hawaii hospital records because there never were any. But passport records, college records - I’m betting the papers ones have been burned and the electronic ones have been digitally altered.

7 posted on 08/23/2012 5:10:45 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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