The Worst Possible Assumption: “Duh, Mitt Romney would make a great President because he ran successful businesses!”
How many times have you heard someone say that “Mitt Romney would make a great President because running successful businesses for many years gives him more than enough experience to run our country?" Let's take a closer look at that statement and attempt to look at the various skills that one would develop over the years running a successful corporate business. Disclaimer: Please don't think that the following skills are developed when running a small business because small business owners actually have much more in common with ordinary working people that they do with corporate honchos.
The skill set of a successful corporatist, er I mean businessman:
Reducing costs to increase profits by:
Increasing profits by:
Every one of those skills would prepare someone for a great career catering to the rich and shafting ordinary people. Ask yourself if those skills fit the job description of President of The United States? If not, vote for President Obama.
Most of our elected politicians seem to be turning a deaf ear to needs of their voting constituency but listen attentively to their corporate benefactors. I have taken the liberty of going over their heads by writing an open letter to America's back seat drivers - corporate CEOs. You can listen to me typing the letter by visiting my Listen Here! page.