Republican presidential candidates are scouring the state campaigning for its Jan. 21 primary, and the competitive bitterness each displays leaves the door wide open for mockery. And that's exactly what a lot of folks are doing in the Palmetto State.
His "corporations are people" retort to an Iowa crowd last August has since produced a lot of comparisons of Mitt Romney to infamous "Wall Street" character Gordon Gekko ever since.
Forward Progress rounded up its own "greed is good" crew to expand on that incident right across the street from a Romney campaign gathering in Columbia.
Their very own Gekko greeted attendees as they approached The Hall at Senate's End, armed with (fake) cash to buy the votes of ones who weren't yet fully committed to Romney.
The antics got the attention of media present, and wound up on NBC Nightly News that evening.
Letting Forward Progress add another notch on its belt, a project done at another Romney event last week was referred to on a different national news show last night, too.
A photo from a "Dogs against Romney" stab, conducted at the same Charleston event where Sen. John McCain formally endorsed Romney, was included on MSNBC's The Ed Show.
Six of the companies it acquired went under in bankruptcy, costing over 5,000 Americans their jobs. Bain, which Romney ruled as CEO, raked in hundreds of millions in earnings from those same companies, however.
Somehow, in the midst of all that money-making, Romney convinced the FDIC to let Bain Capital squeak out of $10 million in debt.