23 Jul '11, 8pm

It must get harder 2 view Romney as an econ expert when he’s not even an expert on the situations involved in his events

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has made the economy his number one talking point. But not everyone being included in his campaign events wants to be a part of it. In fact, some business are asking Romney to please leave them out of his “economic disaster” tour. Via Talking Points Memo : Victor Veireck, president of the local Chamber of Commerce, told TPM that Romney’s account of the site was simplistic even while he agreed with his larger assessment of the national economy. He blamed a host of factors, mostly local, but none more significant than the quake. “There’s more to Valley Plaza than just the national situation, there were other things involved and it was not a thriving plaza before the economic collapse,” Veireck said. “It was more the earthquake that — I hate to say — shook things up.” And contrary to Romney’s assertion that development is dead at the site, i...

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