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"Keep your so-called workers," U.S. boss tells France

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Maurice "Morry" Taylor (L), chairman and chief executive of Titan International, Inc., is pictured working with an employee at Titan's bull wheel facility in Quincy, Illinois, in this undated handout photograph. Taylor has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying he would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. REUTERS/Courtesy of...more

Maurice "Morry" Taylor (L), chairman and chief executive of Titan International, Inc., is pictured working with an employee at Titan's bull wheel facility in Quincy, Illinois, in this undated handout photograph. Taylor has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying he would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. REUTERS/Courtesy of Titan International/Handout
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Maurice "Morry" Taylor (L), chairman and chief executive of Titan International, Inc., is pictured working with an employee at Titan's bull wheel facility in Quincy, Illinois, in this undated handout photograph. Taylor has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying he would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. REUTERS/Courtesy of...more

Maurice "Morry" Taylor (L), chairman and chief executive of Titan International, Inc., is pictured working with an employee at Titan's bull wheel facility in Quincy, Illinois, in this undated handout photograph. Taylor has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying he would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. REUTERS/Courtesy of Titan International/Handout
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Employees stand at the entrance of the Goodyear tyres factory in Amiens, northern France, in this January 31, 2013 file photo. Maurice Taylor, the CEO of U.S. tyremaker Titan International delivered a crushing resume of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying it would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. Picture taken January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal...more

Employees stand at the entrance of the Goodyear tyres factory in Amiens, northern France, in this January 31, 2013 file photo. Maurice Taylor, the CEO of U.S. tyremaker Titan International delivered a crushing resume of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying it would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. Picture taken January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files
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Employees stand at the entrance of the Goodyear tyres factory in Amiens, northern France, in this January 31, 2013 file photo. Maurice Taylor, the CEO of U.S. tyremaker Titan International delivered a crushing resume of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying it would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. Message on jacket reads, "Goodyear Amiens - Gangster...more

Employees stand at the entrance of the Goodyear tyres factory in Amiens, northern France, in this January 31, 2013 file photo. Maurice Taylor, the CEO of U.S. tyremaker Titan International delivered a crushing resume of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying it would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. Message on jacket reads, "Goodyear Amiens - Gangster Bosses". Picture taken January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files
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Maurice "Morry" Taylor (L), chairman and chief executive of Titan International, Inc., is shown in this undated handout photograph. Taylor has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying he would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. REUTERS/Courtesy of Titan International/Handout

Maurice "Morry" Taylor (L), chairman and chief executive of Titan International, Inc., is shown in this undated handout photograph. Taylor has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying he would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. REUTERS/Courtesy of Titan International/Handout
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Maurice "Morry" Taylor (L), chairman and chief executive of Titan International, Inc., is shown in this undated handout photograph. Taylor has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying he would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. REUTERS/Courtesy of Titan International/Handout

Maurice "Morry" Taylor (L), chairman and chief executive of Titan International, Inc., is shown in this undated handout photograph. Taylor has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying he would have to be stupid to take over a factory whose staff only put in three hours work a day. REUTERS/Courtesy of Titan International/Handout
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