For those of you who are attracted to Mitt Romney's business background, I think it is useful to view the choice between Obama and Romney as a choice between two very different business strategies. Which candidate is the better investment?
Don't judge Mitt Romney by his words in Florida. Instead, judge his actions as Governor of Massachusetts. Governing is where you can see what a politician really believes, because then they are forced to make decisions between competing interest groups and competing priorities.
Three substantial pieces in major U.S. newspapers paint a picture of Mitt Romney as a successful businessman who used calculated greed and questionable moral judgment to build his empire at Bain Capital, the private equity firm he founded and led until 1999.
Mitt Romney's career as a candidate tells us little more than that he can be all things to all people. We have to look elsewhere than Bain Capital to make a well-reasoned decision about Romney's qualifications for president.