The Twinkie Defense

Apologies to Harvey Milk.

Last night my friend the hedge fund manager, ex-private investment banker, came over for cocktails.  He explained the whole Twinkies story.  Looks like a hedge fund bought the company and found greater profit in destroying the union and then shutting down the company and, my friend said, don’t be surprised if the hedge fund opens the company again and rehires the workers only this time: No union.

My friend noted that this is, of course, the way American businesses operate these days.

So go on about GMOs, organic food, and sustainability (a pet project of Albert Speer), and local producers.

Just don’t forget to pay attention to the #1 issue: Employment.

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