I agree with the Trump-Fiorina premise that a successful stint as the CEO of a global company is a compelling credential for a presidential candidate. I just wish we had someone in the race who matched that description. So allow me to nominate Bob Iger, the chairman and CEO of Disney, for your consideration.
Corporate CEOs complain loudly that U.S. corporate income taxes are the highest in the world, making U.S. corporations uncompetitive in global markets. What they fail to mention is that the average large company pays less than 20 percent of its income in federal taxes, barely more than half the official 35 percent rate. Some companies pay far less. In fact, seven of the nation's 30 largest corporations paid their CEOs more last year than they paid in taxes, according to Fleecing Uncle Sam, a new