Big 3

English: Karl Rove Assistant to the President,...

English: Karl Rove Assistant to the President, Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

No, not GM, Ford and Chrysler. The Big 3 I am referring to are the three Republicans who have done the most damage to the US and the US economy besides GW Bush. None were ever elected to office, none ever faced the voters. They are Karl Rove, Grover Norquist and Alan Greenspan.

Without Karl Rove’s help, GW Bush would have lost both elections in 2000 and 2004. In 2012, Rove’s group American Crossroads is poised to further damage American politics.

Grover Norquist is a brilliant individual according to his longtime friend, Jack Abramoff. To him, I believe, we owe the Republican tendency to label all opponents as Marxists. We also owe him the Republican refusal to compromise on taxes.

Alan Greenspan’s allegiance to Ayn Rand and the unfettered free market led to the unchecked housing bubble that burst and produced the present Great Recession.

Both Karl and Grover support Mitt Romney. I don’t know who Alan Greenspan will endorse, but I suspect that eventually it will be Mitt Romney.