Romney’s Pitch, Ctd

Andrew Sullivan —  Jun 30 2011 @ 7:34pm

Weigel unpacks Romney's new ad:

[Allentown Metal Works] only chance for survival was an infusion of capital from the government into local projects, something Romney opposed. Its collapse was classic creative destruction — there simply wasn't business for the plant to do anymore. If you're against bailouts, as Romney is, and you're for bankruptcies and restructing in failing industries, as Romney is, how exactly were you going to save AMW? You weren't.