Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The hot mess otherwise known as Foxconn: Mark Hogan in denial

Reported in WEDC Head Mark Hogan Defends Foxconn Contract.  (Wisconsin Public Raido, 4/23/2019)
3/13/2019 update, "When gullibility trumps vetting", starts here. 

Or so he mistakenly thought.

Reported in Inside Wisconsin’s Disastrous $4.5 Billion Deal With Foxconn.  (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2/6/2019)

Referenced in Murphy's Law:  Did Business Leaders Fail on Foxconn?  (Urban Milwaukee, 3/12/2019)
None raised any doubts about a deal that always seemed suspect.

Original 6/27/2018 post, "Mark Hogan, secretary and CEO of WEDC, dons his cheerleading outfit", starts here.

You can read the full op-ed  Scott Walker campaign piece at Urban Milwaukee

Wow, Mark, that's a whole 11 jobs per county.  Yee-haw!  I feel so much better about taxpayers' $4 billion investment in this boondoogle.

Related posts:
The fact, Scott Walker, is that companies in 63 Wisconsin counties were not awarded contracts by Foxconn.  (5/9/2018)
Did Louis Woo just let the cat out of the bag?  (4/30/2018)
UPDATE: So, basically, Louis Woo, what's really going on in that rental building?  (4/30/2018)
State Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) conducts a Foxconn storytime at the Greenwood Cafe.  (4/26/2018)

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