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September 2008



Palin Not Fit To Run AIG

September 17, 2008 – Comments (2)

Talking Points Memo quoted Atrios as joking about how Carly Fiorina's remarks yesterday seem ironical in light of the government's bailout of AIG today. Fiorina, you might remember, said that Palin (and McCain, Obama, and Biden) was not qualified to be CEO of a public company. Well, now that the government 'owns' AIG that should make us all feel better!  [more]



Vogue For Rich Guys or The Unbearable Lightness of Lightness

September 06, 2008 – Comments (0)

The Wall Street Journal launched a new fashion magazine this morning -- a glossy insert in the newspaper that is also available for free online. From a business perspective, it makes a lot of sense. The company is reaching out to an affluent and female audience. And luxury goods advertisers still seem prepared to spend money. The Wall Street Journal appears to be the only news provider with a profitable business plan nowadays.   [more]

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