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Re: attacking FSF [Re: Paid trolls

From: Russ Allbery
Subject: Re: attacking FSF [Re: Paid trolls
Date: Fri, 07 May 2004 15:12:34 -0700
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Snuffelluffogus <> writes:

>> One of the reasons for that is that low-wage service jobs are less
>> portable than middle-class technical jobs because the latter can be
>> done remotely and the former cannot.

> Don't pretend you're so intelligent you can be condescending,
> you're not.

Out of curiousity, what did you find condescending about the above
statement?  I honestly can't see anything condescending in there, and I
was not at all intending to be condescending.

> Everyone knows the purpose of protectionism is to protect jobs against
> just this kind of problem.

Hm.  I don't know that.  That's *one* purpose of protectionism, but I
thought that one of the other major purposes of protectionism was to
protect corporate profits and make more money for shareholders.

Russ Allbery (             <>

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