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Google chairman on economy: ‘The current strategy is ludicrous’

By Ezra Klein,

Christiane Amanpour’s Sunday interview with Google chairman Eric Schmidt is attracting an unusual amount of notice. Mike Allen excerpted it in Playbook, and Kevin Drum asked, “Why don’t more CEOs talk like this?” If you watch the clip, you’ll see why: it’s a refreshingly clear and analytical take on what’s holding back American business.

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Now, if only Washington would listen to him.

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