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Wed May 23, 2012, 08:48 PM

Redefining "Vulture Capitalist" as "Spider Capitalist"

The vulture capitalist is actually more akin to a spider than a vulture. A vulture feeds on an already dead carcass. A spider seeks still-living and functioning prey, captures it and proceeds to suck the life out of it.

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Reply Redefining "Vulture Capitalist" as "Spider Capitalist" (Original post)
HubertHeaver May 2012 OP
Old and In the Way May 2012 #1
HubertHeaver May 2012 #3
SharonAnn May 2012 #2
HubertHeaver May 2012 #4
fascisthunter May 2012 #5

Response to HubertHeaver (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 08:55 PM

1. I think "Parasitic Capitalist" is even better description.

A vulture feeds on carrion. A parasite feeds off a healthy host. Bain would take over reasonably healthy companies, extract their wealth, and basically kill them in the process.

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Response to Old and In the Way (Reply #1)

Wed May 23, 2012, 09:07 PM

3. Better description, more correct, doesn't carry the same fear factor

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Response to HubertHeaver (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 09:04 PM

2. Vampire Capitalist? Leech capitalist?

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Response to SharonAnn (Reply #2)

Wed May 23, 2012, 09:10 PM

4. Leech is good, vampire even better.

I would like the cartoon of "Vampire Romney"

That would stick

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Response to HubertHeaver (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 09:14 PM

5. spider... pay heed to the term

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