Staples to close 30 U.S. stores, dealing another blow to Mitt Romney’s job creation claims

Laura Clawson in her labor blog on Daily Kos writes:

“Mitt Romney probably won’t be bragging quite so much between now and the election about all those jobs he supposedly created at Staples. In an inconveniently timed move for Romney’s presidential campaign, the office-supply chain announced it would be closing 30 American stores and downsizing 30 more. How will that affect jobs? We don’t know, because Staples is doing its best for Romney on that front:”

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