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Pit Viper
10-20-2012, 06:55 PM
<span style='font-size: 14pt'>Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital</span>
How the GOP presidential candidate and his private equity firm staged an epic wealth grab, destroyed jobs and stuck others with the bill

By Matt Taibbi
August 29, 2012 7:00 AM ET

The great criticism of Mitt Romney, from both sides of the aisle, has always been that he doesn't stand for anything. He's a flip-flopper, they say, a lightweight, a cardboard opportunist who'll say anything to get elected.

The critics couldn't be more wrong. Mitt Romney is no tissue-paper man. He's closer to being a revolutionary, a backward-world version of Che or Trotsky, with tweezed nostrils instead of a beard, a half-Windsor instead of a leather jerkin. His legendary flip-flops aren't the lies of a bumbling opportunist they're the confident prevarications of a man untroubled by misleading the nonbeliever in pursuit of a single, all-consuming goal.

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