Insight into President Obama's view of business, economy
Brit Hume weighs in
- Duration 1:56
- Date Jul 16, 2012
Brit Hume weighs in
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Long Wendell thank you senior political analyst Brit Hume is here tonight with some thoughts on what all this says about the president's thinking remembrance -- -- It is fair to say that we know more tonight than we ever have about the president's view of business and the economy.
His assertion over the weekend that quote if you got a business you didn't build that somebody else made that happen.
Explains nearly everything he wasn't talking about god he was talking about government.
Here is a man who believes not just that the government provided framework of roads and bridges defense in law enforcement helps the private sector.
He believes these things are the nerve center of the driving force more important in any individual talent enterprise or initiative -- he put it.
There are a lot of Smart Smart people out there as for diligence there are a whole bunch -- hard working people that their success.
You didn't get there on your own.
This is a view that successful business men and women are merely the ones who did better at taking advantage of the benefits -- government has bestowed.
Therefore he thinks they should be glad to pay an even greater share of federal taxes than they do he calls that quote giving back.
As if the government conferred on them all that they have and they shouldn't mind returning a bit morbid to where it came from.
This explains why so much stimulus money was spent protect government jobs and why his legislation on health care and financial reform.
Involved extending the reach and power of you guessed it.
So does -- -- political -- play very badly with entrepreneurs and then small business people and business people in general but the question really is.
How many of these people ever hear about it this story about this Saturday night comment.
We've played it here on -- and reported on it discussed it a few other media outlets have but only a -- this may just disappear.
Unless it's used and had well we'll see about what the room to do it but the response and today it was -- -- Little model Barbara thank you --