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Steelworker Featured at DNC Didnít Work for Bain
ABC News ^ | 09/06/2012 | Jonathan Karl

Posted on 09/06/2012 10:55:54 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch

The Democratic National Convention on Wednesday featured three speakers billed as “former employees of companies controlled by Bain Capital.”

They each told compelling stories about jobs lost, allegedly because of the actions of Bain under Romney’s leadership.

But it turns out one of those employees never actually worked for a company controlled by Bain Capital. David Foster was supposedly one of those former employees on the convention schedule. He told the story about 750 steelworkers who lost their jobs when the Bain-controlled company GST steel filed for bankruptcy in the early 1990s.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012dncconvention; bain; compositeworker; davidfoster; demlies; democratscandals; factcheck; fakebutaccurate; lyingliars; waronerror

1 posted on 09/06/2012 10:55:55 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch
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To: Wyatt's Torch

It was a “compressed” Bain employee.


2 posted on 09/06/2012 11:00:30 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

When did ABC News start doing real news stories?


3 posted on 09/06/2012 11:00:48 AM PDT by King_Corey (www.kingcorey.com -- OpenCarry.org)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Random act of journalism.


4 posted on 09/06/2012 11:02:52 AM PDT by Txngal
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Well at least Mitt didn’t kill the guy before he had a chance to lie... / S


5 posted on 09/06/2012 11:03:05 AM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Do facts matter to liberals? Or is everything about making their political statement?


6 posted on 09/06/2012 11:03:25 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Wyatt's Torch

ABC.....really?


7 posted on 09/06/2012 11:03:51 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: King_Corey
When did ABC News start doing real news stories?

Remember, ABC stands for "Always Boost Clinton". Which means destroying Obama. Last nights speech was the opening of the Hillary! 2016 campaign. And she has a much better chance against a Republican incumbent.

8 posted on 09/06/2012 11:04:48 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: treetopsandroofs

composite.


9 posted on 09/06/2012 11:05:04 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Wyatt's Torch

everything about this thing is fake


10 posted on 09/06/2012 11:05:34 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Wyatt's Torch
Instead, Foster was a union organizer, who negotiated for workers that did work for the company.

THEREFORE FOSTER HAD ONE HELLUVA LARGER ROLE IN GST's BANKRUPTCY THAN DID ROMNEY OR BAIN. GST failed because their costs were amongst the highest in the industry.

11 posted on 09/06/2012 11:05:39 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Taranto: "The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you're the dog.")
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To: dfwgator

I hear the ABC News on TV never mentioned the God thing


12 posted on 09/06/2012 11:06:12 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

He was a union puke standing before people who actually worked for a living. This election promises to get rid of corporate profits. You know, “evil profits” that the greedy few rip out of the spils of the poor.


13 posted on 09/06/2012 11:06:20 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Wyatt's Torch

ABC smells blood in the water.


14 posted on 09/06/2012 11:08:39 AM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Ask Debbie Washerwoman Schultz and she’ll explain to you that when the DNC is caught telling lies...”It doesn’t matter.”


15 posted on 09/06/2012 11:10:36 AM PDT by JPG (Make it happen.)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Start checking for firings at ABC.


16 posted on 09/06/2012 11:11:18 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Fake but accurate?..........


17 posted on 09/06/2012 11:11:57 AM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: King_Corey

When they figured out who the next president was going to be and wanted to try and get on his good side? Like with Captain Hawkeye Pierce and Colonel Sam Flagg, I don’t think it’s going to work.


18 posted on 09/06/2012 11:12:53 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: treetopsandroofs

Composite girlfriend...fake but accurate.


19 posted on 09/06/2012 11:13:03 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Debbie’s response will be “I was not aware of that, but if he had been an actual employee then this would be his factually true story”


20 posted on 09/06/2012 11:14:06 AM PDT by barmag25
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To: Wyatt's Torch

He was just one of Obama’s “composites,” like his girlfriend in his bio.


21 posted on 09/06/2012 11:14:21 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: NonValueAdded

Understand something...
These Soros-financed Radical Academic Socialists REALLY DO think their followers are stupid sheep.

Lenin taught them this.


23 posted on 09/06/2012 11:25:37 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Txngal

THe Answer: About 1 in 3.

The Question:What are the odds of a monkey striking random keys on a typewriter composing a news story for ABC.


24 posted on 09/06/2012 11:28:57 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil-- A-merican)
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To: barmag25
"Debbie’s response will be 'I was not aware of that, but if he had been an actual employee then this would be his factually true story.' ”

Sounds eerily familiar to Rather's "Fake, but accurate."

25 posted on 09/06/2012 11:40:11 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

It’s the Al Sharpton/Tawana Brawley version of telling the truth. If it is possible that something could have happened, then it is OK to say it did happen, even if it never happened.


26 posted on 09/06/2012 11:46:13 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Perdogg

“composite.”

Yes, but I used Hussein’s own word that he used instead of “composite”.


27 posted on 09/06/2012 11:52:25 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Leep
What are the odds of a monkey striking random keys on a typewriter composing a news story for ABC.

They could bring Dan Rather out of retirement.


28 posted on 09/06/2012 12:09:37 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

It’s gotta be Klein’s fault. Thanks Wyatt’s Torch.


29 posted on 09/06/2012 9:14:18 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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