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What Year Did Ed Bobit Say That?

November 2010, by Ed Bobit - Also by this author

Ed Bobit published his first editorial in November 1961 and he has spent the last 50 years commenting on the fleet business nearly every month in the pages of Automotive Fleet. He has taken on paper tigers, straw men, and sacred cows. His tone has run the gamut, from circumspect, outraged, patriotic, incredulous, to prescient. Through it all, it has always been clear that he holds the men and women in this industry in the highest regard. He has always conveyed a tone of gratitude as well, that he should earn both a living and lifelong friendships in this business. We thought it would be fun to review excerpts from some of Ed's editorials over the years and see if you can guess which year they came from. Some are very much of their time; and others are completely timeless.

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