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Forbes Supports Blum in CR
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS 2/FOX 28) - One of Rod Blums biggest supporters made his way into Cedar Rapids on Wednesday.
Steve Forbes if the Editor-in-Chief and Chairman of Forbes magazine, one of the largest business publications in the U.S.
Forbes says although Blum has no prior elected experience, he would make for a politician America's founders would like to see in Washington.
"Real people doing real things," Forbes said. "Now wants to go to Congress and be a citizen representative, which is what our founders had in mind; somebody coming out, taking time out from what their occupation is, what they do in the community and with family."
Forbes also says he believes that government regulation is damaging the advancement of the medical field as well as damaging the health care system.
Forbes himself has some experience with politics. He ran for the republican nomination for President in both 1996 and 2000.