The Bain Story Timeline; Why Who Gets Pinocchios is Relevant only to Reporters and Partisans
“Bain, Bain go away, come again another day” — imaginary Romney campaign mantra.
This is an excellent timeline that shows why the factcheck.org rating of the original and secondary charges from President Obama doesn’t really matter. Mitt Romney was elbow deep with investments in Chinese companies that subsist off outsourcing of U.S. Jobs in 1998.
The rest of the pile of evidence post-1999 is pretty damning too; at best it’s a lie of omission in either the public or private sector by Mitt Romney, and factcheck.org owes both the public and President Obama a retraction and change of its rating.
July 11: Digging deeper into the SEC filings, Corn reports that while unquestionably in charge of Bain in 1998, Romney also invested heavily in a Chinese firm that relies on outsourcing by US corporations for its business.