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“Some of my best friends are corporations”

Last week, Mitt Romney took a stand for some of his best friends. When faced with a question by an Iowa voter about corporate taxes, Romney told him that "Corporations are people, my friend." At a time when people are struggling -- but Fortune 500 profits are at a record high -- it hardly seems like the corporations need politicians like Romney to protect them. It’s not often when Democrats and Romney agree on an issue.
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VIDEO: Do Iowans Agree With Mitt Romney That Corporations Are People?

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

ThinkProgress filed this report from the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, IA At the Iowa State Fair Wednesday, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) took to the presidential soapbox and told Iowa voters that “corporations are peop... Read Post

Mitt Romney: “Corporations are people, my friend”

US Politics / Liberal : Kicking Ass: The Democratic Party's Blog (3 years ago)

Minutes ago, during a speech in Iowa, Mitt Romney demonstrated some real empathy for working families struggling to put food on the table and pay for college tuition. He told an audience gathered at the state fair that, “Corporation... Read Post

Romney Doubles Down to Defend his Friends: Corporations

US Politics / Liberal : Kicking Ass: The Democratic Party's Blog (3 years ago)

Last week, while giving a speech in Iowa, Mitt Romney told a voter who was concerned that the former governor’s platform benefits corporations at the expense of individuals and families that “corporations are people, my friend.” Tha... Read Post


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