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Balancing Act: 'Go back to India' — Chicago CEO goes public with racist taunts he receives

When President Donald Trump went off-script to defend Confederate monuments and the hate groups who love them, Chicago executive Ravin Gandhi had enough.

Gandhi, founder and CEO of GMM Nonstick Coatings, a global supplier of coatings for cookware and bakeware, penned an op-ed that night for CNBC, where he routinely contributes business and political commentary. It was published the following morning.

"I recently told the New York Times I was 'rooting' for certain aspects of Trump's economic agenda," Gandhi wrote. "After Charlottesville and its aftermath, I will not defend

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