Tag Archives: Bain Capital

Why We Lost: In a Word, Timidity

I was right about one thing. It was over by 11 p.m. Central. Unfortunately, I was wrong about Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and Colorado. I was really, really wrong, and I was very surprised. It was more 2004 than 1980. Like you, I am disappointed, however, I am not one to dwell on disappointments. After all, life is full of disappointments, ...

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Wait-I thought Newt Is the Guy Who Has Too Much “Baggage?”

After Newt’s victory in the South Carolina primary, we were subjected to an endless supply of elected and unelected democrats (the latter sometimes known as “journalists”), parading before the cameras to tell us how Axelod, Plouffe and even Obama Himself were doing the Happy Dance at the prospect of running against Speaker Gingrich. From Forbes, “Romney Supervised Medical Testing Company ...

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Is Newt Going too Far? Better Now Than in the General

Many conservatives, me included, expressed alarm when, during the weekend’s debates, starting citing the Liberal Death Star (the New York Times, for you newbies) and bashing business by characterizing Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital as Gordon Gecko stuff. Having thought about it, I don’t think that Newt is attacking capitalism, or attacking business. I think he’s presenting the very ...

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