Obama’s Business Blunder

Posted by on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:26 am

Betcha President Obama wishes he could reel it back. You know — his clueless, incredibly revealing take on business success in America:

“If you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own,” he told supporters in Roanoke, Va., adding: “If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that — somebody else made that happen.”

By “somebody else,” it was clear, he was talking about government — which Obama sees as the principal creator of wealth.

And that is so wrong.

The Soviet Union never lacked for government — and its citizens were as poor as the proverbial church mouse. Indeed, if government can create wealth, explain Zimbabwe.

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