Kenton in The Crosshairs

Readers take our columnist to the woodshed for his recent decision to hire an offshore programmer

Columnist Christopher Kenton stirred a hornets' nest with his columns about hiring an offshore programmer (see BW Online, 4/25/03, "Grasping, Greedy, Unpatriotic? Not Me" and, 4/11/03 "The Woman Behind the Code"). Some readers questioned his patriotism, others lectured him on what they claim is the economic folly of a borderless world. A frothing few contented themselves with simply heaping abuse on the BusinessWeek Online Small Biz columnist. Here is a small selection of their responses.

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