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The idea of adopting an 'American market' capitalism will somehow lessen unemployment is a fallacy. The greatest driver of increased employment in the US is the increasing of government jobs on a local, state and national level. Outsourcing and the top 100 US compnaires for the last 25 years losing jobs to overseas competitors has done more damage to the American economy than anything else. Does France not believe this or has Royal tried to be all things to all people and not made the case against US 'modernity' being what drives Sarko.

by An American in London on Tue Apr 24th, 2007 at 09:16:38 AM EST

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