Rich Bankers To $143 Billion Christmas Bonuses: “Fuck You”
A quadruple-bylined op-ed just went up on the Washington Post website. It is called "Why Tomorrow's Wall Street Leaders Don't Like Bonuses." Why is Wall Street spending $143 billion to pay them this year if that is the case, you might wonder? The four men, Wharton professors all, do not attempt to answer, but the subtext is obvious: The universe is meaningless, and then you die. In any case, I don't think we can expect these folks to be expressing a lot of gratitude over those $300 billion in tax cuts we've been assraped into forking over to them this month, but oh well. The whole thing is worth reading, I guess, if you have never had the pleasure of wallowing for an entire year in your growing antipathy towards MBA students. I have, which is why I want to kill myself most of the time.