Probably not the best word choice, Mitt, regardless of context.
The frontrunner in New Hampshire since, oh, 2009, Mitt Romney will likely win today’s GOP primary, according to polling estimates. But the former Bain Capital CEO is still under fire over a comment he made Monday on the campaign trail.
Talking about how he wants to allow people to shop for their own health insurance and to change insurers if they aren’t happy with them, Romney said he likes being able to fire people who don’t provide adequate business services.
While Mitt’s remarks don’t imply he wants to lay people off en masse, this is not exactly a great quote from a guy branded as a corporate raider who laid people off en masse: