Americans vote with their pocket books. Or do they? With less than 60 days until the general election the question remains, who is better for the economy and ultimately our investments. Conservatives everywhere gasp. In their minds the answer to that question is quite obvious. Lower taxes and less regulation - we're better!
It should be noted that I am a life long registered Republican and have never voted for a Democratic ticket. However, the data just simply doesn't support our inherent beliefs as conservatives. This is by no means an epiphany or the beginning of some ideological transformation for me. The truth is, most Conservatives/Republicans are aware of this and always have been. What's even more interesting is that most Liberals/Democrats know this as well. So the real issue is: Why doesn't anyone point this out? What is this election about, anyway? "The economy, stupid" - I heard that somewhere. Isn't the stock market simply a glimpse into the future of the economy? So why haven't the Democrats capitalized on this simple truth... Democrats are better for the stock market. There, I said it! [MORE]