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ORIGINALLY, the Coalition for Kids was an ambitious effort on the part of civic and business leaders to reform the Los Angeles Unified School District after it was run into the ground by union-controlled school boards.
Then Universal passed on to Seagrams, the booze giant, and was nearly run into the ground by Edgar Bronfman Jr.
do-it and adenoidal-white-guy lines you've heard dozens of stand-up comics run into the ground.