Workplace flexibility a campaign issue in presedential election according to Wall Street Journal

The United States is one of the few countries of the world that organizes debates between presidential candidates before a national election. For the electorate it is a chance to hear their prospective presidents' views on important issues in the society. For the candidates, it is a chance to land some sparring blows and throw theircounterparts off balance before the main event.

Workplace flexibility is a thorn in the hide of many American people currently but there is a general feeling that it is being given short shrift by the principals Mitt Romney and Barrack Obama. Not that anyone can be blamed for making this assumption because, truth be told, listening to most of the rally speeches made by the two so faralmost automatically leads every reasonable person to this conclusion.

By the end of the first round and second rounds held on the 8th and 16th of October respectively, many issues had been tackled including jobs, energy, immigration and taxes. But workplace flexibility is one of the important issues that the two candidates could not seem to take as seriously as their electorate would probably have wanted as they accused and scolded each other. In fact, the only thing that was easy to conclude by the end of round two was that President Obama had really gone out of his way to make up for the apparent 'excessive politeness' that he had during the first debate. In round two he stood his ground and rebuffed any accusations that Romney tried to throw his way. Quite simply put, fire was met with fire. But still, no worthy mention was made of this very contentious issue.

Nonetheless, the Wall Street Journal has some news that majority of the American electorate will be delighted to hear. It reports that workplace flexibility will now form a core part of the next contest between the president and his counterpart that will be held on the 23rd of October at the Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fl. With women as the most affected sex by workplace flexibility issues and the largest percentage of the undecided electorate, it will be interesting to watch who will land the sucker punch in the final match up between the two presidential hopefuls. By the end of the October 23rd duel, we might just be able to tell who the next president of the USA will be.


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