"Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains."~ Thomas Jefferson; Letter to Horatio G. Spafford, March 17, 1814. (source: Bartlett; Familiar Quotations, Fourteenth Edition)
MRLBD may attack a company (including the company pension fund) which may have been weakened by trauma and or chronic systematic abuse.
Synonymous with flesh-eating disease. See Necrotizing fasciitis.
The infection begins locally at a site of trauma, which may be severe (such as the result of surgery), minor, or even non-apparent. [...] In the early stages, signs of inflammation may not be apparent if the bacteria are deep within the tissue.
Mitt Romney and his cronies pioneered ‘deindustrialization,’ a process by which they searched out vulnerable companies, took them over, loaded them with debt, and collected obscene fees while doing so. He sent jobs overseas or killed them altogether, and then picked apart the remains - including pension funds - before the companies went bankrupt. ~ King of Bain.com***
[***A Winning Our Future PAC website supporting Newt Gingrich - "Winning our Future may accept unlimited contributions from individuals and corporations."]
See Video: When Mitt Romney Came To Town A Winning Our Future production. (full version - via You Tube)
"Creative destruction does enhance productivity. For an economy to thrive as ours does there are a lot of people who will suffer as a result of that." ~ Mitt Romney (When Mitt Romney Came To Town)
"ours" = meaning Mitt Romney and predatory leverage buyout specialists such as himself.
1. Fatal injury or ruin
2. a. A cause of harm, ruin, or death
b. A source of persistent annoyance or exasperation
3. A deadly poison
1. a person or thing that causes misery or distress
2. something that causes death or destruction
[Middle English, destroyer,...]
"Make a profit, that's the name of the game, right?" ~ Mitt Romney (laughing as he speaks.)
Because, for Mitt Romney, it's all just a "game". I'll bet Thomas Jefferson could spot a Mitt Romney from 198 years away.