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  did Nazi that coming

Sam Zell Latest One Percenter To Stand Up For Poor Beleaguered One Percenters

Rich people! They just cannot shut up lately about how awesome they are and how everyone is out to get them. Last week it was spittle-brained lackwit Tom Perkins suggesting that the current mood towards our nation’s rich was just like Nazi Germany just before Hitler started shipping all the Jews off to death camps. Perkins was rightly excoriated for being a fucking idiot, though he did have at least one defender. Oops, make that two defenders. Sam Zell, who is both an infamous private equity/business titan and a Keebler elf caricature of Patrick Stewart, was interviewed on Bloombereg TV. The first chunk of the interview is a lot of boring blah blah about the new CEO at Microsoft and the real estate market and the young people wanting to live in cities and not buy houses where their old parents live out in “Bumblesomething.” But it’s towards the end of the interview that we get to the good stuff. First the interviewer, Betty Liu, asked Zell if he thought Chris Christie would survive his recent troubles. Read more on Sam Zell Latest One Percenter To Stand Up For Poor Beleaguered One Percenters…
  mission from gahd

Blagojevich & Sam Zell’s Comical Wrigley Field Crime Caper

Rod Blagojevich, you are a hero — you are still giving to us, in the form of comic material, months after you’ve been removed from the Illinois governor’s office. (Not that you ever actually went to the Illinois governor’s office, but you know what we mean, you fuckin’ guy.) And today, a new scheme, or at least new details on an old scheme: the bankrupt media operation Tribune Co. was riding Blago hard to get Illinois to buy Wrigley Field from Tribune. And when current Tribune owner-weirdo Sam Zell and Blago discussed the scam, they referred to it as “Project Elwood.” Read more on Blagojevich & Sam Zell’s Comical Wrigley Field Crime Caper…
  rumors on the internets

Gifted Linguist Karl Rove Will Expose “Unreceiving” [Sic] Bush Staffers

Karl Rove’s forthcoming Kunstlerroman, An American Wife, will identify everyone who was “unreceiving” [sic] of Bush’s agenda, thus ensuring that it will the longest book ever published. [CNN Political Ticker] Harry Reid has excommunicated Joe Biden from Senate lunch dates, except on special occasions. [Kevin Drum] Read more on Gifted Linguist Karl Rove Will Expose “Unreceiving” [Sic] Bush Staffers…