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Loudest voices overwhelm efforts to find middle path

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 08, 2011

~~<p>The Superferry has become the all-purpose symbol for virulent pro-corporate-globalist types who see the enterprise&rsquo;s failure as the pox that persists in blocking Hawaii from its rightful place as a Pacific economic powerhouse.</p>
<p>Forgotten is that the Superferry&rsquo;s business model did not exactly pencil out to profitability, and that its masters had not recognized the need to follow the rule of law. They swatted aside legitimate environmental concerns and sought instead political fixes to their incorrectness, which ultimately were ruled unconstitutional.</p>
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The Superferry has become the all-purpose symbol for virulent pro-corporate-globalist types who see the enterprise’s failure as the pox that persists in blocking Hawaii from its rightful place as a Pacific economic powerhouse.

Forgotten is that the Superferry’s business model did not exactly pencil out to profitability, and that its masters had not recognized the need to follow the rule of law. They swatted aside legitimate environmental concerns and sought instead political fixes to their incorrectness, which ultimately were ruled unconstitutional. Login for more...



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