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Free the Markets, Mr. Romney

true liberal Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 8:06 AM
Agreed! People put pro business and free markets into the same category and they fail to realize one truth. Businesses are not interested in the free market. In fact, they despise them. Businesses are interested in laws, regulations and policies that make them the most money!

In his Wisconsin victory speech last Tuesday, Mitt Romney said, "Washington has to become an ally of business, not the opposition of business."

This to me is a more worrisome statement than his communications advisor's gaffe about Etch A Sketches or Romney's shout-out to NASCAR team owners.

Over the last few years, the country has been subjected to a tutorial about the role of government. Thanks to the efforts of the Tea Party and, of course, the teaching by example of the Obama administration, a lot more Americans understand the problems with corporatism, crony capitalism and industrial policy.

There are three...