That’s what Microsoft told local leaders in the run-up to the deal. No surprises there — it’s a data center, after all — but a far cry from the 13,000 LCD manufacturing jobs Foxconn promised way back when. There was also this tiny scrap of contrition from Racine County Executive Jonathan Delgrave:
“Do you wish Foxconn wouldn’t have made such big promises?” TMJ4 reporter Ben Jordan asked.
“Yes, I do, but in fairness to Foxconn, certainly a lot of dynamics have changed,” Delagrave responded.