Mitt Romney: Crony Capitalist?

In an interview with Politico, Mitt Romney suggested Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman could get a cabinet post in his administration, a move that would seem to contradict the Republican presidential candidate’s attacks on President Obama for rewarding donors, what the Romney campaign has referred to as "crony capitalism."

Whitman and her husband Griff Harsh have each donated $100,000 to Restore Our Future, the Romney-aligned super PAC. Whitman has been identified by a USA Today analysis as a “bundler” for Romney’s campaign. She has hosted two fundraisers this year—in March and in May—and she and her husband have each given $2,500 directly to Romney’s campaign.

It’s fair to criticize the Obama administration on whether donors and bundlers received preferential treatment, but when Romney says things like this, that criticism becomes a bit hard to swallow--especially with his campaign unwilling to offer actual solutions to the problem.