November 14, 2012
Microsoft Just Lost Its Steve Jobs
Farhad Manjoo, Slate
Imagine if FDR had fired Dwight Eisenhower just as the Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy, explaining that the general was too mean. And then Eisenhower had put out a statement denying that he’d been fired—instead insisting that he’d enjoyed his time as a general, and the beginning of a huge battle seemed like a good time to step back and do something else with his life.