Category Archives: Bain Capital

Misunderstanding Mitt

The Harry Potter movies have now all been made and will be forgotten soon enough, and all the Harry Potter books, which every kid in the world just had to read the day they hit the bookstores, will probably be … Continue reading

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Hazy-Crazy Days

Back in 1963, when some of us were still in high school, Nat King Cole had a big hit with Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer – the title song from the album, an album which also included On a Bicycle … Continue reading

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Everyone, Calm Down

You’ve seen it in a hundred Hollywood movies – the standard panic scene. You know, a giant rogue wave has barreled in out of nowhere and capsized the big fancy cruise ship, turning it upside down so that the floors … Continue reading

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Playing Defense

The key to winning is devastating defense. In baseball, if you have a pitching staff that can throw back-to-back-to-back shutouts, with a bunch of nasty relief pitchers that can slam the door shut on any late rally, you’ll win most … Continue reading

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A Checkered Career

Eisenhower never liked Nixon much – in 1952 he really didn’t want Tricky Dick on the ticket. But Eisenhower was a subtle and affable moderate and even then there was the crude conservative base of the Republican Party to consider, … Continue reading

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Good Capitalists

Some of us didn’t get the memo, the one about capitalism being the best thing ever. So we didn’t set out to become rich, only successful – successful at something useful to others, or if not that, something that wasn’t … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Politics

If you listen to Sean Hannity every night on Fox News – not recommended actually – you will learn that President Obama is the most hated American president ever – and he’s so hated no one will vote for him, … Continue reading

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