As you know, Mitt Romney has settled on a key counter-argument in the battle over his Bain years: his Bain restructurings, at bottom, are really no different from what Obama did to rescue the auto industry. As I and several others have noted (see Steve Benen), this argument rests on a comical rewriting of the history of the auto-bailout, and an equally absurd series of shifting assertions about his Bain years.
When confronted with his record at Bain Capital, Mitt Romney likes to compare what he did at the company to Obama’s bailout of the auto industry. Romney has repeatedly said he’ll draw this comparison in the months ahead and make it ... Read Post
More casual Big Lies from Mitt Romney: With the battle to define Mitt Romney’s Bain years in full swing, Romney debuted a new line on Morning Joe today: Anyone questioning his Bain tenure is waging war on “free enterprise.” Romney s... Read Post