Way better than Rachel Maddow w/Howard Dean: Berkowitz w/Obama adviser Dan Shomon [On Cable/web]

Jeff Berkowitz: Would you tell Barack this: There is no job called job creator… in the private sector, if you … do things that improve the situation for your shareholders, your employees and your customers, you will create jobs, but you don’t go out and try to create jobs…

Dan Shomon [Long time Barack Obama adviser]: Correct, I am a small businessman. You try to make money.

Jeff Berkowitz: You try to take a company that is not doing well and you try to do better…Adam Smith said, “it’s as if there were an invisible hand pushing you” [but] it’s your own greed, Dan, it’s your greed that motivates you, but …if you are satisfying your customers and clients…you make money

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Tonight's City o f Chicago edition of Public Affairs, featuring Dan Shomon, Barack Obama senior adviser and PR consultant debating and discussing with show host Jeff Berkowitz what went wrong with the Obama presidency, his chances for re-election and much, much more, airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV] .

You can also watch the show with long time Obama adviser and PR/Campaign consultant Dan Shomon here 24/7  

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You can also watch the show in ten North Shore suburbs tonight at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 19, airing in  Winnetka and nine other North Shore suburbs (See, below, for a detailed airing schedule).

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The "Public Affairs" show featuring once and future Obama adviser Dan Shomon airs tonight in its new, regular, twice weekly (Monday and Wednesday) slot at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Ch. 19 in ten North Shore suburbs:  Bannockburn, Deerfield, Ft. Sheridan, Glencoe, Highland Park, Highwood, Kenilworth, Lincolnshire, Riverwoods and Winnetka.

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Post game comments from tonight's show:

Jeff Berkowitz: Would you tell Barack this: There is no job called job creator… in the private sector, if you … do things that improve the situation for your shareholders, your employees and your customers, you will create jobs, but you don’t go out and try to create jobs…

Dan Shomon [Long time Barack Obama adviser]: Correct, I am a small businessman. You try to make money.

Jeff Berkowitz: You try to take a company that is not doing well and you try to do better…Adam Smith said, “it’s as if there were an invisible hand pushing you” [but] it’s your own greed, Dan, it’s your greed that motivates you, but …if you are satisfying your customers and clients…you make money

Dan Shomon: Right, but the whole purpose—

Jeff Berkowitz: So, that’s how a free market works. People don’t go out to create jobs. They go out and they try to meet the demand of their customers. If they meet the demand of their customers well, then they create jobs-- inadvertently.

Dan Shomon: Some people are in business to create jobs and to help create—

Jeff Berkowitz: No, those people seldom do.

Dan Shomon: Well--

Jeff Berkowitz: They are called government employees.

Dan Shomon: [Laughter], Now, that’s your judgment. I’m a small businessperson that cares about the jobs I create.

Jeff Berkowitz: How many jobs has the Small Business Association created The SBA?

Dan Shomon: A lot. In this last couple of years and they’ve given out—hundreds of thousands of loans.

Jeff Berkowitz: Relative to what they cost. In terms of financing that agency.  In terms of taxes that took jobs away.

Dan Shomon: I think it is critical.

Jeff Berkowitz: It’s a net job loss.

Dan Shomon: I disagree. I think that there is a lot of data to back that up.

Jeff Berkowitz: The Small Business Administration? Give me a break.

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