Wed May 23, 2012, 08:48 PM
HubertHeaver (2,084 posts)
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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Redefining "Vulture Capitalist" as "Spider Capitalist" (Original post)
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Wed May 23, 2012, 08:55 PM
Old and In the Way (37,540 posts)
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.