By Christian Heinze and Geneva Sands - 05/22/12 02:46 PM EDT
A super-PAC supporting President Obama is using Mitt Romney's GOP rivals' words against him in a new Web ad.
Priorities USA Action released a video Tuesday titled "Republicans vs. Romney's Record," featuring clip after clip of Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry absolutely pummeling the presumptive GOP nominee during the primary over his record at Bain Capital.
The most brutal quote in the ad comes via Perry.
"I happen to think that companies like Bain Capital could've come in and helped these companies if they truly were venture capitalists, but they're not. They're vulture capitalists," says Perry in the video, from remarks on the campaign trail.
Gingrich, who ended his own bid for the presidency earlier this month, is shown repeatedly blasting Romney and Bain's business model.
"Somebody who's very wealthy comes in, takes over your company, takes out all the cash and leaves behind the unemployment. I think that's not a model we want to advocate and I don't think any conservative wants to get caught defending that kind of model," he said on "Fox and Friends."
The video also featured former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin questioning Romney's tenure at the private equity firm.
"Gov. Romney has claimed to have created 100,000 jobs at Bain and people are wanting to know, is there proof of that claim and was it U.S. jobs created for United States citizens? … and that's fair, that's not negative campaigning," says Palin in the ad.
The Romney campaign has forcefully fought back against the Obama attack on Bain, calling it an attack on "free enterprise."
Romney said last week that the Obama camp was "really off target" and "misguided" in its criticism, during an interview with the conservative blog Hot Air.
A Bain Capital spokesman also defended the firm's business record in a statement Monday, saying that “throughout Bain Capital’s 28-year history, we have been focused on growing businesses and improving their operations."
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