GM bad deal

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December 14, 2010
Competitive Enterprise Institute
by John Berlau  
Posted in Commentary

"In his 1953 confirmation hearing for Secretary of Defense in the incoming Eisenhower administration, former General Motors CEO Charles 'Engine Charlie' Wilson was asked how he would handle conflicts of interests in the Defense Department’s dealings with his old firm. Wilson replied that 'for years I thought that what was good for our country was good for General Motors, and vice versa.'" (12/13/10)  

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