Does Chicago thuggery win elections? I am afraid we are about to find out. Paul Mirengoff posted a story at Power Line yesterday about the recent attacks on Mitt Romney regarding his time Bain Capital and when he left the firm.
Politico reported yesterday:
Deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter laid out the issue as the Obama team sees it: “Either Mitt Romney, through his own words and his own signature, was misrepresenting his position at Bain to the SEC, which is a felony.”
The article at Power Line article explains what actually happened at Bain Capital:
The Romney campaign responds that their man gave up control over all investment decisions in 1999 because he would be taking charge of the Winter Olympics. His name remained on SEC filings because he was technically still the owner.
The article at Power Line further reports:
But, the SEC filings apparently don’t show involvement by Romney in Bain-related decisions after the 1999 date.
Sometimes when I read Democrat talking points, I wonder how some people sleep at night.
The article at Power Line concludes:
Please follow the link to the Power Line article to read the Fact Check information. The charges against Mitt Romney by Ms. Cutter are a new low in Presidential campaigning.