Private Equity

Reich argues that Republicans aren't opposed to the sequester because they're simply against raising taxes, but because they represent the wealthy. Read more...
The Boston Globe this weekend offered a fascinating analysis of why Mitt Romney lost the 2012 presidential election. But for all the impact of ground games, turnout models and campaign strategies, Mitt Romney lost not because he failed to Read more...
Finders Weepers: Early Bain Disputes Cast New Light on Its Business by Jesse Eisinger ProPublica, Sept. 11, 2012 It was one of the "quickest big hits in Wall Street history," as the Wall Street Journal put it at the time. In Read more...
At events across the country, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign is trying to convince voters that small business owners in fact build the roads and bridges they use every day. Unfortunately, Romney's "We Did Build It" gatherings have hit some Read more...
Why does Michelle Malkin hate working people? Apparently Malkin thinks it's an insult that President Obama's supporters are the types that have "spent their entire lives signing the back of" a paycheck in response to the President's remarks that Read more...

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Back in 2007, Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney declared that taking a big payment from a company that later failed "would make me sick, sick at heart." If so, Romney by now must be badly in need of a quadruple by-pass. Because as the Read more...
"It is more blessed," Jesus said, "to give than to receive." That may be, but the billionaire backers of Mitt Romney's presidential campaign and Super PAC plan to do both. As they gather this weekend for a three-day Romney conclave in Park Read more...
We all knew former GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was going to have some trouble explaining why he thought attacks on Mitt Romney's time at Bain Capital were fair game while he was running against him during their primary race, but are now Read more...
It's no secret in my part of the world that Cory Booker is a very ambitious man, whose horizons stretch far beyond New Jersery. (Until the election of Barack Obama, many observers thought he would be the first black president.) This might Read more...
The whole field of private equity has taken a hit in the reputation department, thanks to the Republican ads against Mitt Romney. Honestly, if you had told me in 2008 that I would ever type that sentence, I would have said you were crazy, but Read more...