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The GOP's latest target: Capitalism

The GOP's latest target: Capitalism

The biggest story of the New Hampshire primary is unlikely to be the identity of the winner — polls suggest Mitt Romney has matters well in hand. The real surprise is what the candidates attacked. Surely no contemporary group of Republican presidential candidates (at least since prior to the days of Ronald Reagan) has derided wealth and capitalism quite as the current crop of non-Romneys has done this past week in the "Live Free Or Die" state. That Mr. Romney would be the focus of criticism was no shock. But the way his fellow candidates have gone after the private-equity firm Bain Capital, which Mr. Romney headed in the 1990s, has been. Their use of language like...