Pat Garofalo is economic policy editor for ThinkProgress.org at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. His work has also appeared in The Nation, The Guardian, U.S. News & World Report, and In These Times. He is a frequent television and radio guest.
Before the Republican presidential primary debate in Nevada, 2012 GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney told the editorial board of the Las Vegas Review Journal that government shouldn’t be in the business of trying to help families about to lose their homes. “Don’t try and stop the foreclosure process,” he said.