Romney Demands Retraction, Washington Post Says No
Mitt Romney’s representatives met with the Washington Post today to demand a formal retraction of the Post’s report that Romney’s Bain Capital had a deliberate strategy of investing in firms that outsourced American jobs.
The Washington Post said no: Washington Post Will Not Retract Romney ‘Outsourcing’ Story.
The Washington Post will not retract their June 21 report about Bain Capital’s investments in firms that specialized in outsourcing American jobs, POLITICO has learned.
“We are very confident in our reporting,” Washington Post spokesperson Kris Coratti told POLITICO following a meeting between the Post’s executive editor Marcus Brauchli and Mitt Romney campaign representatives.
Here’s the full report that isn’t being retracted: Romney’s Bain Capital Invested in Companies That Moved Jobs Overseas.
What a bone-headed move by the Romney campaign. All they’ve achieved is to ensure that a lot more people will now read the Washington Post’s article.