Bain or Bane?

One of my law partners asked me yesterday whether I thought the Democrats’ attacks on Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital days can be effective. I said I don’t think so. Voters understand that Romney was very successful in business, and if you are successful, that means companies are growing and employees are, in all likelihood, being hired. I think most people believe it is high time that we had someone in the White House who understands how the economy works, and the more the Democrats talk about Romney’s days in the private sector, and Romney’s campaign responds to those attacks, the more obvious it will be that Romney fits that description.

That’s my hope, anyway. Michael Ramirez sees it the same way. Here he contrasts Romney’s successful leadership of Bain with Obama’s failures as the bane of our economy: