Carl Meredith: Economy still ‘locked’

November 7, 2012 

Economy still ‘locked’

I hope President Obama doesn’t think Tuesday’s election results represent a mandate from America to keep on his current course. The economy is still significantly broken, and so far his policies as implemented have been economically – and specifically small-business – hostile and surly. He would be well advised to recognize that except for weekly paroxysms of candidates’ foot in mouth disease there would now be a Republican president-elect (“47 percent”) and a Republican-controlled Senate (“legitimate rape”).

I’ll wager all of the people who voted for Mitt Romney and a non-trivial percent of those who held their nose and voted for the president think Obamanomics is just another locked gas station bathroom door on the highway of life.

Carl Meredith

Raleigh

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