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Meet Our New Noble, Baron Buffett

David200 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:04 AM
Interesting column for the most part, but I fail to see how Eduardo Saverin is included. You simply say, "it is generally assumed that he is cut from the same idealistic cloth", but weak accusation like this is no better than Obama saying the creator of the YouTube video (for which he blamed Benghazi), is a "shady character." If you don't have any better evidence to share than your 'general assumption' about somebody, than it makes you look like you are grasping for examples. As far as I can tell Saverin is just the U.S. version of Gérard Depardieu; someone who decided he's not going to take it anymore.
Suffering the consequences of hypocrisy is usually reserved for public figures on the political right.  The mere rumors of infidelity dissolved Herman Cain’s presidential nomination viability.  It is easy to recall famous conservatives who have fallen from grace for not living up to a personal standard.  But it is harder to remember the name of a disgraced liberal.  The impeachment of Bill Clinton over a substantiated sexual affair seemed to take...