If a Republican were president, there would be millions of properly coiffed middle-class Democrats and independents at those Occupy Wall Street marches, and no questions asked as to what they really want.
Of course it will be argued that multinational corporations have the right to arrange their businesses as they see fit in order to maximize profit. But if that is the case, do beleaguered American taxpayers have to foot the bill?
Maximizing corporate profits at taxpayers’ expense is what top CEOs are good at, and after all it was Jeffrey Immelt who presided over GE when it got so heavily into the subprime mortgage business that it needed a government bailout to avoid bankruptcy. This was before Obama made him a trusted adviser.