Saturday, February 22, 2014

“I believe that God has a plan for all of us. I believe my plan involves a seven-figure bonus.”

It's hard to know how to react to New York magazine reporter Kevin Roose's article, "One-Percent Jokes and Plutocrats in Drag: What I Saw When I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society." Outrage? Maybe. Envy? Not exactly. The whole affair seems unfunny, humiliating and kind of sad. I mean, is this really what a billion dollars buys?  Singing hedge fund managers in cocktail dresses and lipstick, making desperate jokes about Hillary Clinton? 

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