Jeffrey Immelt has been unapologetic about using the government to grow his corporation. The L.A. Times reminds us that last year Immelt was quoted in the Atlantic saying that he wants GE and government to work “in concert,” claiming that it didn’t make him a “traitor” or a “bad guy”… just “practical that that’s gotta happen.”
In reality, the idea of ‘working concert with government is only a pleasant if unintended byproduct of the business model GE has been following for the last decade. Under the direction of CEO Jeffrey Immelt, GE has made plenty of moves at the cost of American taxpayer dollars. From their backdoor bailout to their exporting of jobs and the selling of secrets to our enemies, it is safe to say that what is good for GE is not necessarily good for America.
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