I don’t know if that’s all true, but it certainly is compelling.
“I’ve got a factory up in Beaver Dam,” Nehlen said. “I started out as a maintenance mechanic at 18 years old. I eventually ran that business; I ran businesses all around the country. I’m an engineer, I’m an inventor. I’ve got U.S. patents, I’ve got foreign patents. I was in charge of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for a Fortune 500 (company). I’ve run businesses in Mexico, Canada, China. I know about business and about trade. I’ve made payrolls. Paul Ryan’s driven the Wienermobile, for god’s sakes. So for him to suggest he’s got the solution to small businesses, as he wrote in his op-ed for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, that’s offensive to small business owners.”