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Because they're shortsighted idiots. Based on your comment I assume you're not a shortsighted idiot, so it's going to be hard for someone like you to understand their mentality. If you've ever had the displeasure of working with people like this (like I have) you'll know what I'm talking about. They're usually stubborn and can't be reasoned with. The good news, though, is that it's very easy to compete against these dumbasses if you're in the same line of business.

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