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keta11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-31-06 09:12 AM
Response to Reply #18
19. It was just so incongrous seeing him regularly
Edited on Wed May-31-06 09:15 AM by keta11
sandwiched between Generals and Admirals and the usual AEI wackos,espousing on the fine act of "taking out Saddam" and democratization, and the road to Israel/ Palestine peace led through Baghdad, blah blah..

I worked for a competitor to Goldman Sachs and having the CEO out there for airtime is important and stressed and all that but the context was just not right for the publicity angle I think he was trying to achieve.
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  -What kind of person gives up a private sector, $30 million a year job... TechBear_Seattle  May-31-06 08:20 AM   #0 
  - The answer...  liberalpress   May-31-06 08:21 AM   #1 
  - Thats easy ...  primative1   May-31-06 08:21 AM   #2 
  - Right. Im sure he is just patriotic...  emperor72   May-31-06 09:58 AM   #21 
  - Maybe because there is much more than $30 million to be made  liberal N proud   May-31-06 08:22 AM   #3 
  - Agree n/t  fedupinBushcountry   May-31-06 08:27 AM   #8 
  - Follow the money  Juniperx   May-31-06 08:23 AM   #4 
  - Prestige, history books, connections, etc.  Wickerman   May-31-06 08:23 AM   #5 
  - If he made 30,000,000  bowens43   May-31-06 08:25 AM   #6 
  - Last time I read he owns $1 billion in Goldman Sachs stock  keta11   May-31-06 08:26 AM   #7 
  - Is it possible that the 'barons' arranged this nomination? Does he  higher class   May-31-06 08:29 AM   #9 
  - He took home $38 million  Lasher   May-31-06 08:35 AM   #10 
  - A chance to be at the helm of the world's largest economy?  enigma000   May-31-06 08:35 AM   #11 
  - My guess is...  Virginia Dare   May-31-06 08:38 AM   #12 
  - Well put, and exactly what I was thinking n/t  TechBear_Seattle   May-31-06 08:53 AM   #17 
  - After making "X" amount of money it's...................  Bonhomme Richard   May-31-06 08:38 AM   #13 
  - To be fair, if someone we liked was the president and he  enlightenment   May-31-06 08:42 AM   #14 
  - The strange thing was during the lead up to the  keta11   May-31-06 08:51 AM   #16 
  - That I did not know --  enlightenment   May-31-06 09:07 AM   #18 
     - It was just so incongrous seeing him regularly  keta11   May-31-06 09:12 AM   #19 
  - Like Bob Rubin - who left Goldman Sachs to be Clinton's Treasury Sec  beaconess   May-31-06 10:57 AM   #24 
     - It does permeate everything, doesn't it?  enlightenment   May-31-06 01:12 PM   #27 
  - because he already has more money than he can spend?  orangepeel68   May-31-06 08:46 AM   #15 
  - Actually NPR had a piece on this this very morning.  underpants   May-31-06 09:20 AM   #20 
  - Power is a much better orgasm  zbdent   May-31-06 10:17 AM   #22 
  - access and influence . . . to help him (and GS) in the future . . . n/t  OneBlueSky   May-31-06 10:23 AM   #23 
  - why would he continue to need a $30million a year job?  LSK   May-31-06 11:04 AM   #25 
  - Exactly-what's in it for him?!  TheGoldenRule   May-31-06 12:44 PM   #26 
  - I think it goes deeper than the surface...  windbreeze   May-31-06 01:27 PM   #28 

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