Mitt Romney Accidentally Shines Spotlight on Free Market Capitalism

Those of you following the circus surrounding the US Republican race likely noticed the recent criticism of frontrunner Mitt Romney on the empire of wealth he created through his firm Bain Capital and a favourable tax environment for investment income. Before democrats even had the chance to launch an attack on the candidate, Romney’s Republican opponents blasted the frontrunner using rhetoric that would be considered blasphemy within Republican circles. They were essentially attacking the very ideology that made Romney rich; that is, his efforts to pursue the American dream by creating individual wealth through self-interest. Almost biblical in the US and other Western countries, there is a

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