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

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.

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