Tag Archives: Bain Capital

Yachtboating; the New Swiftboating?

In the 2004 Presidential campaign the political gloves came off, so to speak, when a group of Vietnam War veterans was enlisted by a Republican special interest group (known as a 527 or the equivalent of today’s SuperPac) released negative … Continue reading

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We Are the Dog on Top of the Car

Some rather enterprising individuals have taken to following the Mitt Romney campaign bus around in A Cadillac Esplenade (in a nod towards Ann Romney) complete with sponsor stickers on the side and with one special feature: a fake dog strapped … Continue reading

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Vampire Capitalism

Rick Perry probably did more to help the Obama campaign by coining the phrase ‘vulture capitalism’ than anything the Obama campaign could have done. Actually, he didn’t coin the phrase but he did introduce it into the public arena during … Continue reading

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The Mitt Romney Drinking Game

Have you noticed it? Republicans routinely and willfully lie. It’s not just ‘mis-speaking’ or inaccurate; it’s wanton,¬†reckless, intentional, and knowingly lying. And people applaud when the lies are spoken. Take Mitt Romney, for example: The multiple mendacity that comes from … Continue reading

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The Republican Sub-Primary

With one Republican caucus and one primary in the books it has become clear who the favourite¬†(or the least detestable) horses are in the campaign. Mitt Romney is breaking free from his Mr. 25% mold into the inevitable nominee role. … Continue reading

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Greed is Good; the Bain of Mitt’s Campaign

One of the most classic lines in movie history from Oliver Stone‘s Wall Street was immortalized by Michael Douglas playing investment guru Gordon Gekko. “Greed, for lack of a better word, is good” Often just shortened to ‘Greed is good‘, … Continue reading

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