Fred Smith Featured in Politico’s “Answer This”

Fred Smith was profiled today in Politico‘s “Answer This” column by Patrick Gavin. Here are a few highlights:

What’s a common and accepted practice for Americans nowadays that you think we’ll look back on with regret?

Viewing some tragedy and immediately responding – “There ought to be a law preventing that!”

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Describe a few pet peeves of yours.

Business ads that apologize for their products: energy companies telling us not to use energy, food companies telling us to eat less. If they’re ashamed of their product, they shouldn’t be in business. Otherwise, they should make it clear they’re proud of the products they produce.

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What do you know now that you wish someone had told you ten years ago?

That you should take every opportunity to go out dancing – your knees won’t last forever.

Read the whole interview here.