The problem is the ignorance of economics that is rampant and Romney shared in that ignorance. Too bad he wasn't introduced to Sowell's Basic Economics. It doesn't take a long time to read some of Dr. Sowell's books and Walter Williams. Romney had trouble arguing against Obama's statements because of his lack of economic knowledge. He couldn't argue against Obamacare when his plan in Mass. looked so much like it. Romney was characterized as something he wasn't: a conservative. He's a nice guy, just like John McCain, but ineffective.