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Monday, October 11, 2010

Remember “Made in Japan?” Now it’s made in China with a political twist

Candidates from California to New York are blaming each other for exporting jobs out of the country to China. At least 29 are using it in their advertising, one in particular featuring China’s Chairman Mao. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada says Sharron Angle is “a foreign worker’s best friend.” And of course the muck goes on and on.

Actually, there are signs that China could dominate the world economy in the future, according to a poll by Pew Research. But why only China? I have yet to talk to a customer service representative—most all of them are outsourced overseas—in China. They are all in India, possibly the next focus of disdain if China doesn’t work for the candidates.

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