Over at RedState, Eric Erickson is already fed up with
the pro-Obama crowd that is obsessed with Mitt Romney’s dealings at Bain Capital.
He compares them to the Birthers that questioned President Obama’s citizenship
and refers to them as the Bainers. Clever.
At issue is the documentation that shows Romney was still
listed as CEO at Bain from 1999-2002. He had previously shrugged off Bain’s
association with layoffs and outsourcing during that period of time, saying he
had already left the company.
The newly reported details led Obama campaign adviser
Stephanie Cutter to engage in a bit of hyperbole by saying that Romney may have
committed a felony by supplying false information to the Securities and
Here’s a portion of what Erickson wrote on his website today:
“Even FactCheck.org and the Washington Post are unpersuaded by Team Obama’s
“Really? A felon? Hey! Let’s accuse Barack Obama of being a foreign born
Muslim! There’s about the same validity to both. Meet the Bainers -- they are
the members of Team Obama demanding proof from Mitt Romney that he is a liar or
a felon. Next they’ll ask when he stopped beating his wife.
“The Bainers will not take any answer that does not show Romney to be a liar
or felon in the same way Birthers will take no answer other than one that shows
Barack Obama is not an American citizen. In fact, pointing this out on Twitter
today I was barraged from both sides that Obama has still never shown his real
birth certificate and Mitt Romney has still not shown his tax returns.”