I don't trust Cory Booker as far as I can throw him, so this Facebook post doesn't surprise me. See, Cory is an ambitious young man and
a whore quite friendly with the for-profit schools industry and Wall Street, so it's very important that he justifies closing public schools. Wait, let's say Big Pharma's leaving New Jersey because no one's smart enough to work for them!
Attn Cory Booker fans:
We saw you on the DailyShow last night and the stuff you said about the state of New Jersey being desperately short of bio-medical researchers made us sick to our stomachs.
You have to know this is not true. How could you NOT know this is not true? It’s so easy to prove with cold hard numbers and statistics. The big pharmas are pulling out of New Jersey to go to Massachusetts because Massachusetts offered them almost half a Billion dollars in taxpayer money to relocate there. They are leaving thousands and thousands of us behind. That’s thousands and thousands of well-educated, technically proficient TAXPAYERS. That’s where the unemployment money is going, Cory. Those companies take the money that Massachusetts is offering, dump thousands and thousands of us on the state of New Jersey’s unemployment rolls and then relocate only a tiny fraction of their workforce to Massachusetts. What do they do with the rest of the tax incentives? Beats me but I’m sure the shareholders are happy.
The idea that you would actually believe a pharma lobbyist who tells you he can’t find good help anymore in NJ and now has to outsource and that you would voluntarily spread this misinformation without actually checking to see if what they’re telling you is true or not defies explanation. It makes no sense, Cory. It is UN-believable. You either know that you are willfully lying, compromised by people who you view as your true “peers” or you’re dumber than a box of rocks."
I know two of those people left behind, both of them more than qualified. I guess they're just stupid, though.