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Romney Ad Defends Bain Work

Mitt Romney is sick of getting slammed for his time as CEO of Bain Capital and is fighting back against attacks in his latest South Carolina ad. The presidential hopeful insists he is a "conservative businessman" and that during his tenure at the private-equity firm he rebuilt several struggling companies and created thousands of jobs. In addition to defending himself, Romney hits back at his rivals who've been particularly harsh—namely, Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry—quoting The Wall Street Journal, which said Romney's opponents were embarrassing themselves with their incessant digs. 

January 13, 2012 11:07 AM