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"Keep your so-called workers,"
U.S. boss tells France

Reuters, by Emmanuel Jarry and Catherine Bremer

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Posted By:Drive, 2/20/2013 9:06:56 AM

The CEO of a U.S. tire maker has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France´s work ethic in a letter saying he would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. Titan International´s Maurice Taylor, nicknamed "The Grizz" for his negotiating style, told the left-wing French industry minister in a letter published by media on Wednesday that he had no interest in rescuing a plant set for closure. "The French workforce gets paid high wages but works only three hours.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/20/2013 9:15:49 AM     (No. 9186469)

Wish we had CEOs here in the US that would say the same thing to Socialist in NY, CA, IL and the US Congress/White Hut.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: trapper, 2/20/2013 9:20:00 AM     (No. 9186479)

And America isn´t much better. This is precisely why the American middle class is finished and manufacturing jobs will NOT be returning to America, killed by communist union leaders, the minimum wage, and illegal aliens paid under the table.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 2/20/2013 9:26:55 AM     (No. 9186488)

I wonder if Mr. Taylor would consider running for president of the U.S.? Clearly is has the chops for the job.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bella, 2/20/2013 9:29:17 AM     (No. 9186493)

Deeeelicious!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: reilly, 2/20/2013 9:34:58 AM     (No. 9186508)


Must read. This guy should be governor.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: PChristopher, 2/20/2013 9:40:03 AM     (No. 9186526)

This was a fun read.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 2/20/2013 9:46:28 AM     (No. 9186538)

Sacre bleu! Zees ees ze slanderrrr!

I weel slap ze face of zees scélérat - - as soon as I smoke my cigarrrrette and seep my Cointreau.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Distorted, 2/20/2013 9:51:09 AM     (No. 9186548)

The truth served cold.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Texan1stCavDad, 2/20/2013 10:04:59 AM     (No. 9186590)

As our friends the Brits often say; "We love French food, love French wine, love the French countryside, just can´t stand the French."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: coobr03, 2/20/2013 10:30:19 AM     (No. 9186649)

Actually, Mr Tayor did run for president back in 1996 on a fiscal responsibility platform.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 2/20/2013 12:20:01 PM     (No. 9186863)

Good on ya mate.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rolfnader, 2/20/2013 12:58:59 PM     (No. 9186919)

Speaking of Detroit.. You´ve got lazy bottomfeeders and Muslim controlled suburbs.

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