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And die yet -- household name but he is quickly coming up in the polls he has he has a really successful a track record of business he was that under -- you got a degree in mathematics he got a a master's in computer science.
And as young -- out of college you went to work for Coca-Cola then joined Pillsbury.
That manage 400 Burger -- is turning them from the least profitable region to the most profitable.
In just three years.
That led -- they have been appointed CEO of godfathers pizza which was going bankrupt he turn that around as well.
It one year and anyone -- to be the CEO of the National Restaurant Association with.
Thousands of big and small business owners as members he was also elected to the federal reserve bank of Kansas City serving -- chairman.
So what -- her maintain.
Do for the country.
Do you think his skills are what this country needs at this point.
Do you think we need is CEO to get our economy out of the doldrums.
Joining is now is Herman K.
OK and so many people me included daughter are looking around the field of Republicans and we're trying to figure out from the field that is already announced -- included.
We're gonna stick who were -- alike in in so.
How -- -- one thing that I that I can get from you that that makes me say that my god.
What is it.
Well that one thing Tom is I'm a problem solver and all the the other candidates are politicians.
The difference being.
My entire -- business career.
Hasn't been solving problems whether that was as an executive with the Pillsbury company.
An executive -- Burger King corporation.
President -- Bob's pizza which was supposed to go bankrupt the but he did we solve that problem.
And whether -- not -- I was president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association so I believe that if people take a look at my record.
I am not a politician which is a good thing.
I -- a problem software.
Well there was an interest in -- I sure I'm sure you saw in New York Times on May 27.
The not so simple case for taking Herman -- seriously and in this story was simply.
That you haven't held elective office and yet the article when -- -- Compared -- to up of Wesley Clark Elizabeth Dole Alexander Haig Jesse Jackson other people that.
That that they pointed out -- even though.
Yeah you haven't held elective office your polling much better and those people did have long term national name might be sold.
You must be pretty happy about us.
Well I'm very happy about.
That see what I call the media model Tom.
Is that the media would like to get a candidate or try to encourage a candidate who stepped forward who have high name might be.
Who has a whole lot of money I don't and who has held public office before.
You look at Herman -- of people still ask -- why asking -- up in the polls it's real simple that is a disconnect between.
That media expectations.
And the real people out there.
I have been traveling this country but months sharing my message of common sense solutions that's what people -- connecting will.
And because of the enthusiasm that a lot of people have about my candidacy.
They are telling -- -- all over the country here two things become better not be affected in it to some people's expectations.
The Internet we didn't have the -- -- -- ten years ago.
And my presence on the Internet far exceeds media the other candidates who haven't even -- you name might be that I half secondly.
Word of mouth.
So I have word about any other net basically happened to drive that such that when they do these national polls.
This is why I'm consistently.
She went up in the top tier now even though I don't have the name I'd be and I don't have the money I will be the people's candidate.
Because the people are connecting with my message of common sense solutions.
-- right let's talk about some of that.
-- -- CEO of the company is a lot different then being a president of the United States.
It's not a dictator ship you can't order the congress to do what you want.
It's right it's and it's not even a profit oriented business the government so.
How were you going -- -- age the office the CEO office of the United States -- elect.
Problem solving skills.
Trance -- ended the different type of situations.
But I ran the national restaurant -- station.
I was -- a dictator.
I had to present good ideas.
That were convincing to all of the various you know to a 300000 -- -- -- -- muscles station.
The jobs you know -- -- -- -- the president everybody says there are their work and so part of the job.
Well if they are they're not doing a very good job because this job situation is horrible.
Millions of people are suffering.
What -- can government do to help in this regard first of all.
You must recognize.
That that business -- that is the engine of the economy.
This administration quite -- it has done nothing to fuel the engine.
What I am -- what I will be asking congress to do this president of the send me legislation.
Which will lower the top corporate tax rate to 25% maximum and make the top personal tax rate to 25% -- a lot of small business people out there.
If they -- subchapter S corporations they have the run in -- profits that they make it through that personal income tax we need to make both from a maximum point of.
Obviously let me interrupt you tonight I made I'm right there with you bite you know that the people on the left side the dial -- scream bloody murder if you do that you're just tell -- rich people -- -- you probably arguments.
We -- the last -- -- person gave you a job.
Asked the fifteen million people who are looking -- job the other thing that I would do is to take the capital gains tax rate to zero.
The capital gains tax is a wall between people will mining and people with ideals.
Bring down that wall so people will money can find new businesses.
New businesses that turn out to be the ones that are generated greatest amount of jobs alright what the website.
Herman -- dot com.
In the GR it may even see a in dot com -- like in the -- but I didn't kill it about that gay good and -- and Dana thank you so much and so much the nice to popular program.
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