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How about Ricky Snyder, the 'proven jobs creator'? While at the helm of Gateway, Ricky idled over 5,000 workers, sent the production of desktops to Mexico, the laptops to Taiwan, and then outsourced the support.
After several pages of discontent with Gateway and it's tech support from customers, and so many saying they'd never buy another Gateway computer, he brought back a little over 300 employees. And then the big banner "100% American support".
But now Gateway is owned by Acer. And Ricky is using his proven jobs creator skills as governor of Michigan.
Oh, I forgot. Gateway stock went from $84, in 1999, to a whopping $1.90.
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