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Message to A-B fanatics: We're in a world economy
11:00 pm
Tue June 17, 2008

Message to A-B fanatics: We're in a world economy

The
possible takeover of Anheuser Busch by the Belgian brewer InBev has
sparked the predictable political outcry.

Claire McCaskill, the
junior yet up-and-coming Democratic senator from Missouri, announced
that she would block the takeover. Supporting the deal wouldn’t
be “patriotic.” 

The senior senator from Missouri, Kit Bond,
also is flat out against the deal. From our nation’s capital
to Jefferson City to city hall, politicians are lining up to keep
the Belgians from the brewery gates on Pestalozzi.

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