If he announces (at the Convention wouldn’t be bad, I’m only afraid Obama would beat him to the punch) that he intends to break up the big banks, he would do a lot to dispel the notion that he is a tool of Wall Street. It’s an issue that would put him to the “left” so to speak of Obama. A lot of liberals, who would never vote for Romney, would further be disgusted with Obama if he fought against this and maybe sit out for November. A lot of tea-party types would be for it because they’re sick of bailouts and too-big to fail. If Obama agreed with Romney, it wouldn’t change the fact that the economy is in rough shape and that Obama had a full term to push for this, but he’s failed to deliver. Either way, Romney comes out on top.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Over at Hot Air, Mike Rathbone further develops the conservative argument that the era Too Big to Fail---made worse in many ways by the Obama administration---should end. He also suggests the political advantages accruing to Romney if he makes this argument:
Posted by Fred Bauer at 11:59 PM