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The Raimondo Flap

This business of the White House nominating and then withdrawing Anthony Raimondo as “manufacturing czar” appears to have been a first-class fiasco. Raimondo’s company had laid off a bunch of workers and opened a factory in Beijing. That may be a good business practice, but the political problems it would create were entirely predictable, but apparently unanticipated by the Bush team.

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