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Business is Booming in Texas: Discuss

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 30, 2013 @ 7:30 pm In Current Affairs,Humor,Regulation | Comments Disabled

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Interesting war of words between Texas governor Rick Perry and SacBee’s cartoonist Jack Ohman. Perry is demanding the cartonist be fired for his insensitivity to the deaths at the fertilizer plant.

Ohman responded: “When you have a politician traveling across the country selling a state with low regulatory capacity, that politician also has to be accountable for what happens when that lack of regulation proves to be fatal.”


Source: SacBee’s Jack Ohman won’t apologize for Texas explosion cartoon (Poynter [2])

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