McCain Economic Lead Carly Fiorina Cut Jobs & Got A Pay Raise During Tenure At HP

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Touted as John McCain's economic brain and recently appointed as the RNC Victory Chair, it is worth looking back at Carly Fiorina's history in business for a clue to the type of policy McCain would undertake in the unfortunate event he is elected president.

In this case, let's take a peep at one year during Fiorina's time at CEO of HP (before she was effectively fired by the board for poor performance):

The top layoff leader in terms of layoff numbers is Carly S. Fiorina at Hewlett-Packard. She fired 25,700 workers in 2001, and saw her pay jump 231 percent, from $1.2 million in 2001 to $4.1 million in 2002.

In effect, for each of the people Carly Fiorina fired, she got a bump in salary of $112.84.

The woman they're now calling John McCain's economic brain values the job of an American worker as $112.84 she can shove in her pocket as she drives home in her luxury car to her gilded palace. Nice.