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19 June 2010
A LETTER FROM A PROCTER AND GAMBLE EXECUTIVE TO THE PRESIDENT
Who would have thought, and yet many are thinking it.
By Lou Pritchett, Procter & Gamble
A LETTER FROM A PROCTER AND GAMBLE EXECUTIVE TOTHE PRESIDENT*
THE LAST SENTENCE IS THE MOST CHILLING
Lou Pritchett is one of corporate America 's true living legends- anacclaimed author, dynamic teacher and one of the world's highestrated speakers. Successful corporate executives everywhere recognizehim as the foremost leader in change management.. Lou changed the wayAmerica does business by creating an audacious concept that came tobe known as "partnering."Pritchett rose from soap salesman to Vice-President, Sales and Customer Development for Procter and Gamble and over the course of 36 years, made corporate history. AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA Dear President Obama:
You are the thirteenth President under whom I have lived and unlikeany of the others, you truly scare me. You scare me because after months of exposure, I know nothing about you.
You scare me because I do not know how you paid for your expensive Ivy League education and your upscale lifestyle and housing with novisible signs of support.
You scare me because you did not spend the formative years of youthgrowing up in America and culturally you are not an American.
You scare me because you have never run a company or met a payroll.
You scare me because you have never had military experience, thusdon't understand it at its core.
You scare me because you lack humility and 'class', always blaming others.
You scare me because for over half your life you have alignedyourself with radical extremists who hate America and you refuse topublicly denounce these radicals who wish to see America fail..
You scare me because you are a cheerleader for the 'blame America 'crowd and deliver this message abroad.
You scare me because you want to change America to a European stylecountry where the government sector dominates instead of the private sector.
You scare me because you want to replace our health care systemwith a government controlled one.
You scare me because you prefer 'wind mills' to responsibly capitalizing on our own vast oil, coal and shale reserves.
You scare me because you want to kill the American capitalist goose that lays the golden egg which provides the highest standard ofliving in the world.
You scare me because you have begun to use 'extortion' tacticsagainst certain banks and corporations.
You scare me because your own political party shrinks from challenging you on your wild and irresponsible spending proposals.
You scare me because you will not openly listen to or even consideropposing points of view from intelligent people.
You scare me because you falsely believe that you are both omnipotent and omniscient.
You scare me because the media gives you a free pass on everythingyou do.
You scare me because you demonize and want to silence the Limbaugh's, Hannitys, O'Reillys and Becks who offer opposing,conservative points of view.
You scare me because you prefer controlling over governing.
Finally, you scare me because if you serve a second term I willprobably not feel safe in writing a similar letter in 8 years.
Lou Pritchett * * This letter was sent to the NY Times but they never acknowledged it. Big surprise. Since it hit the internet, however, it has had over500,000 hits. Keep it going. All that is necessary for evil to succeedis that good men do nothing.. It's happening right now.*