Business Leaders: We Won’t Be Placated With A Backyard Beer Summit

Obama is, well, I can’t really say learning, since he is obviously infallable and knows better than everyone else on the planet since the dawn of time, but, he might catch a little clue that after months and months of demonizing business, you know, that entity that makes the economy go, are not as easily placated with a smile and some words as the Obamazombies are

After business leaders sunk millions into the midterms to defeat Democrats, a chastened Obama administration is seeking reconciliation with the corporate community.

But after two years of building frustration, the executives say they won’t be won over by another round of private lunches and photo opportunities at the White House.

If President Barack Obama has any hope for a truce with Corporate America in time for his 2012 reelection campaign, he needs to drop the name-calling, try to see their point of view better and step up with some specific proposals.

“No amount of relationship-building is a substitute for policy,” said Johanna Schneider, executive director for external affairs at the Business Roundtable, which was once one of the administration’s most enduring corporate allies.

“We have to see some concrete policies that will help grow business because everyone’s goal is to grow jobs. This isn’t hocus-pocus. There are concrete steps to take for job growth,” she added.

Good luck with that. Don’t you know who won in 2008, and who is Thee President? Being president is hard enough, what with all the vacations, rounds of golf, meet and greets overseas, parties, and pushing massively unpopular outsourced legislation. He doesn’t need you darned capitalists making it any harder. But, really, he wouldn’t be so stupid as to set up luncheons with a massively far left and incompetent adviser, would he?

The White House is embarking on a new round of corporate outreach, said Valerie Jarrett, a key White House adviser, who told POLITICO in an interview that she is lining up a fresh round of private, luncheon sessions, and that other events could be in the works.

I guess he would.

Some White House officials, in turn, privately express frustration that the business world seems to give Obama no credit for supporting bailouts of Wall Street and the auto industry as well as an economic stimulus bill that likely spared the country a deeper recession. Many CEOs now are enjoying hefty corporate profits and a Dow at healthy levels in part because of Obama’s efforts in steering the economy through the global meltdown, administration officials contend.

Personally, I have a feeling that said business world looks at Obama more as a chump who gave them lots of money for making massive mistakes, kinda like giving your kid money for a new lawnmower for your kids’ business after said kid decided to see if he could mow a gravel road for the fun of it. Think the kid will respect you, or think you’re a chump?

Obama doesn’t like business, he constantly takes shots at them, his policy is anti-business, and then he and his peeps wonder why business is against them. As far as policy goes, they can forget that, because Obama and all the far left academics that surround him have not real world ideas. What they want did not work in the old Soviet Union, is failing miserably – and has been for decades – in Europe, and won’t work here. Obama will have to be dragged kicking and screaming to sign the pro-business legislation that Republicans in the House, along with some Democrats in the Senate who want to keep their jobs in 2012, will pass and send to his desk. Unfortunately, these Port siders have the insane idea that there are only two conditions: pro-business or pro-worker. They just can’t wrap their minds around legislation that is good for both.

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