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Subject: Re: No more Twinkies! Date: 11/17/2012 4:52 PM
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Steve says

Given that Hostess was controlled by a couple hedge funds, there could be more here than meets the eye: like knowingly putting the company out of business, so the brands could be sold for a quick buck, without the baggage of actual pysical assets and without an existing workforce.

Yup. See the "It Is Done" thread for some eye-openers. This is not a story of unions destroying jobs.
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