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What if Bain made porno films?

I am astounded by the apparent inability of many conservatives to think in logical progression. Frankly I expect liberals to be irrational and confused but I’m nonplussed in the face of the firestorm surrounding the Newt Gingrich attack ads against Bain Capital and Mitt Romney.

How can any intelligent human take a criticism of a specific TYPE of business as an attack on all of capitalism? Imagine if Bain Capital has instead been Bain Bare Skin Productions and in the business of making porn flicks. Would the same people who now castigate Newt Gingrich be singing the same hymn?

Adding to the absurdity is that no one disputes what the Gingrich ads say! Instead they cackle like a bunch of old hens about Newt “attacking capitalism”. That charge is so totally without merit that I have to believe its being pushed mainly by Romney-bots. Then however I see two people as ideologially unalike as Rudy Giuliani and Jim Demint each chattering about how awful it all is.

Where were Rudy and Jim when Romney was slicing, cubing, and pureeing Newt Gingrich in Iowa? Mitt Romney has ran a vicious campaign against anyone who has gotten in his way but when someone fights back suddenly he is untouchable? It reminds me of an old movie where the spoiled little rich kid could smack other kids around but they were not allowed to respond in kind. This is exactly the same dynamic. Mitt Romney is an untouchable child of privilege so we mustn’t kick dirt on his shoes or muss his hair.

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