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“When Mitt Romney Came To Town,” the brutal anti-Romney attack film funded by the pro-Newt Gingrich Super PAC Winning Our Future, has been released online. It can be a challenge to watch nearly half an hour of non-stop attacks on Romney’s record as a Bain Capital corporate raider, so The National Memo has spared you the time by compiling a list of recurring themes and significant figures from the ad:

Images and clips of Mitt Romney: 64
Images and clips of desolation (foreclosed buildings, abandoned streets, etc.:) 36
Images and clips of Wall Street: 16
Images and clips of Main Street: 6
American flags: 7
Mentions of the word “greed:” 10
Images and clips of ominous clouds: 5
People of color: 5
People of color with speaking roles: 1
Mentions of foreign countries: 6
Clips of Mitt Romney speaking French: 2
Clips of Mitt Romney saying “corporations are people:” 5
Cigars smoked by shady-looking Wall Street execs: 2
Images of Romney and private jets: 6
Jobs lost because of Bain Capital: 20,105
Mentions of Newt Gingrich: 0

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

James Murdoch, son of billionaire media mogul and right-wing supporter Rupert Murdoch, quietly put approximately $100 million into his non-profit organization, Quadrivium, and used the funds to invest in a number of left-wing political groups prior to the 2020 election.

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