Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Jon Stewart Considers Romney’s “Retroactive Retirement” From Bain

Jon Stewart senses a contradiction between Mitt Romney’s claim that he was uninvolved with Bain Capital’s investment in companies outsourcing jobs while, according to SEC filings, serving as CEO, president and managing director. Stewart also has trouble comprehending Romney senior advisor Ed Gillespie’s statement that Romney “retired retroactively.” He translates it as follows: “In 2012, I realized that the company I was legally CEO of in 1999 did things that would hurt my presidential run in the present so I retroactively wasn’t there.” Watch:

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