Originally Posted by VanCity778
Lol. It doesn't matter if Mitt is "business savvy" or "knows" how to run a business. The fact is, as the others have pointed out, the one and only constraint on a business and what they do or don't do with the scarce resources that have been allocated to them, are profits and -- more importantly for our purposes here -- losses. And governments, by the very definition of what a government is (e.g., thier unique ability to tax), means it DOES NOT BEND TO LOSSES LIKE MARKET INSTITUTIONS DO, thereby failing to spare the remaining resources if the consumers DO NOT SEE THE BUSINESS AS A WORTHY INVESTMENT FOR THEIR DOLLARS. Without government involvement, this means that the potential waster of resources (one who incurs losses) would be stopped dead in their tracks. Bankruptcy and sale: The capital then flows into the hands of someone who can employ it profitably...
This efficient use of capital stock is only accomplished in the market -- A market ABSENT government interference.
Maybe YOU should do some reading.