Keep your "so-called workers" US boss tells French

The colourful boss of Illinois-based tyre manufacturing giant Titan International had a stark message for the French government about the country's “so-called workers”.

20th February, 2013
Not since Groundskeeper Willy of The Simpson's fame branded the French "cheese eating surrender monkeys" has France been the subject of such cutting criticism from across the Atlantic.

The colourful boss of Illinois-based tyre manufacturing giant Titan International had a stark message for the French government about the country's “so-called workers”.

In a letter to French industry minister Arnaud Montebourg, Titan chairman Maurice “Morry” Taylor laid out why his company walked away and won’t reconsider buying a plant that Goodyear is closing in France.

In the letter, obtained by French financial daily Les Echos, Taylor wrote that...

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