Businessmen As US Presidents Just. Doesn't. Work.

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  1. MarcATL
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    The last and only two Presidents we've had that were actual and self-proclaimed businessmen were Herbert Hoover and George Walker Bush. And how did they turn out?

    Both their Presidency's were COLOSSAL FAILURES.

    We have to face it, the modern-day Republican meme that says that "we need a businessman to run the country" just. doesn't. work. Running a country is NOTHING like running a business.

    When will the hard RWers get this through their thick skulls? I don't know.

    *shrug*
     
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    Community Organizers don't work either.
     
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    Okay. An actor then.

    Like Reagan was.

    Say...Clint Eastwood.

    :badgrin:
     
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    if they were democrats we'd be reading

    "businessmen as presidents work"
     
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    Jimmy Carter was a businessman.

    Horrible President.

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    Stop crying because your Republican and self-proclaimed conservative policies DO. NOT. WORK.

    MAN UP!!!
     
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    i see more conservatism with liberals than i do liberalism with conservatives. open ur eyes and really see the middle and poor class.
     
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    im not saying it works but the model of businessman isnt fully described in this half ass thread. Can Romney be a businessman and a good leader, yes, because success in business is helped by being a good leader. Businesses use many many talents and sometimes u might be weak in one skill or talent but be successful with another talent or skill/ the problem wit the OP as a poster is his description of the business man is NOT fully described OR where he is attempting to point the finger at which skill hes trying to demean Romney for.
     
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    Really? Your response is MORE lies?

    Get a clue batch...

    List of Presidents of the United States by occupation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Look for the keywords "investor" and "businessman"

    Then get a clue on the DISMAL history of self-proclaimed and actual businessman in Office...

    The Myth of the Businessman-President - NYTimes.com
     
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    Government is not a business.
     

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