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Obama's anti-Bain 'vampire' ad: Unfair to Romney?

Is Bain Capital, the private equity firm formerly run by Mitt Romney, a job-killing "vampire"? That's what President Obama's latest campaign ad, which focuses on Bain's 1993 purchase of Kansas City's GST Steel, would have you believe. (Watch the video below.) In 2001, shortly after Romney left Bain, GST went bankrupt, 750 employees lost their livelihoods and pensions, and Bain walked away with a $12 million profit.
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