Who do you think said the following?
“…the government’s expansion in managing the economy and the centralization of authority…is dangerous for the country’s future…The proposition that the government is always right is manifested either in corruption or benefits to ‘preferred’ companies…
“My choice is different. The…economy ought to be dominated by private businesses and private investors. The government must protect the choice and property of those who willingly risk their money and reputation…Corruption, hostility to investment, excessive government role in the economy and the excessive centralization of power are the taxes on the future that we must and will scrap,” he said.
Was it one of the GOP candidates for U.S. President? The Ronald Reagan? Barry Goldwater?
Nope. Nope…and Nope.
A European leader? Merkel? Cameron? The new “center-right” leader of Portugal, Mr. Passos Coelho?
Nein. No. Nao.
It’s the Russian President, Dmitri Medvedev.