Perhaps I should just title this, “Why Mitt Romney is the worst choice this country could make at this point in our history” but it’s not as snappy. Bob Cesca explains it so much better than I can.
Yes, Mitt Romney has expertise in the private sector, which is often and ignorantly ballyhooed as a qualification for president. But it’s not the kind of expertise we should be seeking in a president. There are countless differences between running the government and running a corporation, but that’s just the beginning. If Romney’s record is any indication, we know that he’s comfortable with outsourcing jobs, he’s comfortable with de-regulatory policy that allows unlimited mergers and acquisitions to point of near-monopoly, he’s comfortable with using tax loopholes and secret off-shore accounts to hide his money and he’s comfortable with paying himself huge windfalls at the expense of everyone else (his tax policy, for example, would personally save Romney around $5 million annually, while adding to the deficit and debt).
I recommend reading Bob’s entire article and sharing it with anyone who might be sitting on the fence or any liberal who is unmotivated to vote this Fall. We need a very good turnout in order to keep the U.S. going in the right direction….forward to a better, stronger and more ethical country and not backward to a second Gilded Age where the “robber barons” of the world (the Mitt’s, if you will) enrich themselves at our expense. And if you needed even more proof that corporations and the 1 percenters that own and/or run them aren’t looking out for the country’s best interests, check out how much cash they are NOT investing in the U.S. right now.