Long before running for the presidency, Barack Obama has lived by the motto, ‘do as I say, not what I do.’ He is quick to tell everyone around him how they should act and conduct business, when in fact he doesn’t even follow his own advice.
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In the latest rounds of Obama hypocrisy, the president says that Mitt Romney is not necessarily qualified to the think about the economy as a whole. In an interview with Charlie Rose, co-host of CBS This Morning, Obama said,
“When some people question why I would challenge his Bain record, the point I’ve made there in the past is, if you’re a head of a large private equity firm or hedge fund, your job is to make money. It’s not to create jobs. It’s not even to create a successful business – it’s to make sure that you’re maximizing returns for your investor. Now that’s appropriate. That’s part of the American way. That’s part of the system. But that doesn’t necessarily make you qualified to think about the economy as a whole, because as president, my job is to think about the workers. My job is to think about communities, where jobs have been outsourced.”
Read more at Godfather Politics. By Da Tagliare.
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