This is not a sweet tale about an iconic bakery that makes tasty pastries from some imaginary village in an enchanted land. It is story about a business that lost its objectivity and has been in Chapter 11 twice in less than 10 years.
Outside the Beltway’s Doug Mataconis, named one of the nation’s top online political bloggers in 2012 by Forbes.com, analyses where the once mighty firm is heading next. For better or worse, this is about the free market, the environment, and how no business is larger than its industry.
It’s unfortunate to see this company go away, of course. Not just for the history, but for the tens of thousands of people who are now unemployed.