Steve Jobs: Excuse me, but can I just stop you for a moment, Mr. Daisy? I’ve tried to sit here and listen to you talk about me and my company, but I won’t keep quiet anymore. Oh wait, I forgot to ask you if you knew who I am. But since you seem to already know so much about me, it seems as though introducing myself is unnecessary. Now, I really don’t want to embarrass you, Mike, during your own performance, but you are doing a pretty good job of making me seem like an ignorant executive, so what the hell. Let’s just stop with all of the lies, Mike. One trip to Shenzhen and you clearly think you know it all about Foxconn and their operations. It seems like you can’t help but embellish the number of underage workers you actually encountered and about your experience with the guards at the factory. I get what you’re trying to do, Mike. You’re trying to make a point and take Apple and I down along the way, but do you not see that you are just hurting yourself and your own reputation?
Why don’t you try to continue the rest of this performance by telling the truth? Let me show you how. (Looks to audience) Hi, I’m Steve Jobs. I am Apple. I created the products that you all know, adore, and use. Do I know where Apple products are made? Yes, I do. Do I know that these conditions may not be the most ideal factory conditions? Yes, I do. But do I have any control about how Foxconn is running their factory? No, I don’t. Is Apple Foxconn? No, it’s not. Look Mike, I just told the truth. Now you try!
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