He asked each owner what they might do or change if they were "Governor for a day."
- “Cut the taxes”
- “The regulations are killing me”
- “The unemployment extensions are murder”
- “The health-care requirements make it too expensive to hire”
- “The state is nickel-and-diming me to death.
He even provides demographics!
They were from every place and of every race with accents from a heavy Spanish to an Irish brogue. They were Oriental, Italian, Greek, black, French, WASPS; immigrants and native born, Jewish, Protestant, Catholic, Muslims and atheists, straight and Gay, all trying to earn a living in the land of opportunity clashing with a state and federal government seemingly doing its best to retard their success. One man spoke for them all yesterday saying: “I just need government to get out of my way so I can run my business!”
HT: Winning McCain