To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, June 29, 2022


Etch A Sketch, Made in China


BY FROMA HARROP Nine years ago, the Ohio Art Co. closed its Etch A Sketch operation in Bryan, OH, and moved the jobs to Shenzhen, China. The 100 laid-off American workers weren’t surprised. They’d been training their Chinese replacements. Months ago, a Mitt Romney aide famously declared an “Etch A Sketch” campaign – whereby the […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.