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Manchester United and the American Taxpayer

Should Manchester United get American bailout money? Or—here’s a thought. In light of the fact that their deficit spending is so much more under control, their domestic stability is so much more assured, and their foreign policy, while no less aggressive, has been so much more successful recently, should we maybe be asking for some kind of bailout from Manchester United?

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Manchester United and the American Taxpayer

by Brian Phillips · March 27, 2009

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