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Old 02-21-2020, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Lantern View Post
My point is that there no positive correlation between business experience and a successful Presidency and if anything the correlation is negative. That doesn't mean one would automatically reject a future candidate with business experience but it should not be considered a major asset either.
Yes, it certainly does look that way, based on the very limited evidence. (And before there was Trump or Bloomberg, there was H. Ross Perot, trying to run on his business experience.)

Would we get more evidence one way or the other if we looked at state governors, or chief executives of other countries, with business experience?