New Obama Ad: Bain a Vampire, Romney a Job Killer

Campaign officially goes after Romney's time at Bain Capital
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 14, 2012 10:15 AM CDT

Let the Democrats' Romney-Bain attacks begin. The Obama campaign comes out swinging against Mitt Romney this week with a new attack painting him as a job killer, Talking Points Memo reports. The new campaign, featuring a two-minute ad airing in five states, a longer six-minute video available online, and the website, focuses on Romney’s time at Bain Capital. The specific target: the company's acquisition of GST Steel, which was later closed. "It was like a vampire," says one former GST employee of Bain in the ad. "Came in and sucked the life out of us." (More Obama 2012 stories.)

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