Weighing the evidence on Romney’s departure from Bain: A response to readers

It’s not often that one of my columns gets more than 5,000 comments, many of them angry. I tried responding via Twitter and various e-mail exchanges but eventually gave up because I was overwhelmed. My analysis was also roasted on the web by various people I often admire, and the Huffington Post rewrote my column to highlight exclusive material that they thought I had played down. My best friend from third grade even sent me a message on Facebook saying ... Full Story »

Posted by Jack Powers - via Washington Post Fact-Checker
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Posted by: Posted by Jack Powers - Jul 14, 2012 - 10:20 PM PDT
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Edited by: Jack Powers - Jul 14, 2012 - 10:50 PM PDT

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by In Coop - Jul. 15, 2012

Excellent, logical, conclusions drawn are reasonable.

As CEO of Bain Capital "prior" to the February 1999 date posted by Romney, the Fact-checker's conclusion would be correct. However, Bain Capital & Mitt Romney, ran a multimillion dollar enterprise for years prior to his "departure" to run the Olympics. As any competent CEO, he and his team would have developed a strategic plan, short and long-term during development of the business model Bain Capital would use to grow the business. That plan included acquiring companies, ... More »

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