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Good Riddance, Wondrous Twinkies

November 19, 2012
We are sorry an ancient  US company is to close--Hostess is 80 years old!--and  people are losing their jobs, while executive salaries rose absurdly prior to their second bankruptcy, and labor is blamed, and, one report from Think Progress here.
Or this one from Bloomberg here.
What amuses us is that Pabst, maker of an inferior beer, may want to buy Hostess, maker of lousy "baked goods."

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