What do Politicians Mean by “Pro Business?”

“Pro-Business” can mean a few different things when it comes out of politicians’ mouths. It could mean they want to let free markets create as many jobs and opportunities as possible, or it could mean they want to treat the economy like a machine, pulling levers and pushing buttons to pick winners and losers. Mercatus Senior Research Fellow Matthew D. Mitchell explains.

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8 months ago at 9:52 PM

I like the bit where they said that politicians who are ‘pro business’ could act like either a park ranger where they let businesses grow organically versus the machine operator.

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