FILE - In this March 16, 2009 file photo, Titan Tire Corporation President Maury Taylor shows a poster during a news conference, in Des Moines, Iowa. Maury has written a stinging letter to the French government, blasting the French work ethic saying workers waste time talking. The letter, which has ruffled French feathers and dominated media Wednesday, Feb, 20, 2013 since being published in “Les Echos” newspaper, was written by Maurice Taylor to French Industrial Renewal Minister Arnaud Montebourg, to explain why Titan threw in the towel on purchasing an ailing Goodyear factory in Amiens France. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

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FILE - In this March 16, 2009 file photo, Titan Tire Corporation President Maury Taylor shows a poster during a news conference, in Des Moines, Iowa. Maury has written a stinging letter to the French government, blasting the French work ethic saying workers waste time talking. The letter, which has ruffled French feathers and dominated media Wednesday, Feb, 20, 2013 since being published in “Les Echos” newspaper, was written by Maurice Taylor to French Industrial Renewal Minister Arnaud Montebourg, to explain why Titan threw in the towel on purchasing an ailing Goodyear factory in Amiens France.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
FILE - In this March 16, 2009 file photo, Titan Tire Corporation President Maury Taylor shows a poster during a news conference, in Des Moines, Iowa. Maury has written a stinging letter to the French government, blasting the French work ethic saying workers waste time talking. The letter, which has ruffled French feathers and dominated media Wednesday, Feb, 20, 2013 since being published in “Les Echos” newspaper, was written by Maurice Taylor to French Industrial Renewal Minister Arnaud Montebourg, to explain why Titan threw in the towel on purchasing an ailing Goodyear factory in Amiens France. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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