Steve Forbes believes the free market is getting a bum rap. Thanks in part to demagoguery from Washington’s political class and outright vilification from Hollywood, there seems to be little to like. The two-time presidential candidate and magazine executive wants to change that perception.
Forbes, author of “Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets are Moral and Big Government Isn’t,” visited The Heritage Foundation this week to share his thesis and make the case for economic freedom. Forbes, a member of Heritage’s Board of Trustees, wrote the book last fall.
Prior to his Heritage speech, Forbes joined me for a short interview about the book, why voters chose to re-elect President Obama, and if America will ever have a flat tax. He also shared how technology is shaping the future of the magazine that bears his name.
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