Just as it would be silly for us to hold Romney responsible for creating jobs during his years as a venture capitalist, it would be equally silly to imagine that his business experience will help him to bring millions of new jobs into being if we were to put him at the helm of our government.
The future of government policy in a democracy is always uncertain. Unless Governor Romney wants to create a dictatorial regime able to prevent future policy changes, the real issue is not certainty but pseudocertainty.
Mitt Romney doesn't want to regulate where regulation is necessary -- at the highest reaches of the economy. Yet he wants to regulate where regulation is least appropriate -- at the level of the individual, in bedrooms and other intimate spaces.