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The Priorities USA Action ad features Mike Earnest, who worked at the paper company Ampad in Marion, Indiana. Bain acquired Ampad in 1992; the company filed for bankruptcy in 2000.
"Out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage," Earnest says in the ad. "Just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse."
"A group of people walked out on that stage, and told us that the plant is now closed, and all of you are fired," he continues. "I looked both ways, I looked at the crowd, and we all just lost our jobs. We don't have an income."
"Turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin," Earnest concludes. "And it just made me sick."
"If Mitt Romney wins, the middle class loses," the final on-screen text reads.
The truth hurts, I guess.
Not that Mitt Romney, or Fox News, understands either concept.
Loris and Ampad
by prioritiesUSAaction -- May 22, 2012
Mitt Romney and Bain Capital drove a profitable company into bankruptcy. They made more than $100 million profit.