The American Apparel story is a saga of sleazy behavior and flagrant dereliction of duty. No, we're not talking about the Los Angeles company's founder, chairman and CEO, Dov Charney, though he's bad enough.
We're talking about its board of directors.
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier version of this post referred to writer Claudine Ko's first name as Charlene.
For years leading up to its unceremonious firing of Charney this week, the company's board looked the other way and made transparent excuses for his unprofessional and allegedly unlawful personal conduct. After this week's sacking, the board's...