The article tries to smear him for pitching the Amway business to eastern Europeans:
like that's a bad thing. Sure, the company sells approximately twice as much in motivational tapes (fact), but they also will make billions from the E. European market and someone's going to earn those commissions...
Maybe he should have gone to work selling McDonald's franchises instead? Would the author consider that an honorable choice, or is he simply against business in general?
It was probably the pandas.