Jobs wasn't asking Obama to create the same business environment as Rwanda or even China. He was a classical liberal, not a shill for the failures of statism. And he was a capitalist.
Steve Jobs biography: Did Apple CEO warn Obama? - Tim Mak - POLITICO.com
Steve Jobs told President Barack Obama he was “headed for a one-term presidency,” citing the U.S.’s competitive disadvantages with China and a “crippled” education system, a new biography of the former Apple CEO indicates.
“You’re headed for a one-term presidency,” Jobs told Obama in a meeting last year where he asserted that the White House needed to be more friendly toward business, according to the Huffington Post, which obtained a copy of Walter Isaacson’s forthcoming book, “Steve Jobs.”
Jobs also told Obama that “regulations and unnecessary costs” put the United States at a competitive disadvantage with China, where companies can build factories more cheaply.
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