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Are private equity firms like Bain Capital "good" for America? Plus, the 28-minute anti-Romney film & a rebuttal

Since the G.O.P. Presidential race's circular firing squad has prompted debate about private equity firms, I've been searching for a balanced analysis of the pros and cons.

Here's one from BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK's Economics Editor, Peter Coy...


http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/private-equity-hero-or-villain-01112012.html


If you want to see the 28-minute anti-Romney "documentary" -- "When Mitt Romney Came to Town" -- that some believe could do to Romney what "Swift Boats" did to John Kerry, and the Willie Horton ad did to Michael Dukakis (What a coincidence that they're all from Massachusetts!) - here it is, with accompanying commentary...


http://watching-tv.ew.com/2012/01/12/when-mitt-romney-came-to-town-newt-gingrich/


Finally, Bloomberg News reviewed some of the edits which, while making this film more powerful, also appear to distort the full picture...


http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-01-12/romney-film-stretches-truth-while-taking-comments-out-of-context.html

Posted at 7:27am on January 13, 2012 by Allan Loudell

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Comments on this post:

mrpizza
Sat, Jan 14, 2012 3:38am
We really need Mark Rice to comment on this one!


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