Small business owners have real needs and concerns.
But does either candidate really understand their needs?
Small business owners don’t think they do.
Check out this article called “U.S. Small-Business Owners Say Candidates Don’t Get Their Needs” by Peter S. Green and learn the real needs small business owners have…
“In election years, Democrats and Republicans talk about small businesses as the epitome of the U.S.’s can-do spirit and the foundation of the nation’s economy, and President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have seen no reason to deviate from that script. But while the two parties profess to have entrepreneurs’ best interests at heart, flattery is no sure route to winning their votes.”
“One reason is that small-business owners are not a monolithic interest group, Bloomberg Businessweek reports in its Sept. 17 issue. The proprietor of a neighborhood pizzeria and a small-scale manufacturer don’t have a lot in common. Even some of the associations that represent small businesses stand far apart on issues of importance to their members. Small-business owners do agree on this, though: What’s good for USA Inc. isn’t necessarily good for America & Sons. “There is always a tendency for lawmakers to think that small businesses are just smaller versions of General Motors, and they’re not,” said Dan Danner, chief executive officer of the National Federation of Independent Business, a right-leaning lobbying group inWashington.
- Are Republicans And Democrats Actually Listening To Small Business Owners? (baybusinesshelp.com)