Two weeks ago, Matt Taibbi wrote an impressive article using A.I.G. as an anecdote for the failure of the economy.
Last week, one of the most e-mailed articles in the New York Times was the resignation letter of an A.I.G. Financial Products executive, Jake DeSantis.
So, of course, he had to respond.
Oh my! :-O
A year and a half ago, the New York Times published an article from my neck of the woods about an article on the “working poor” millionaires of Silicon Valley. It was the most e-mailed article for a month straight.
As my brother cogently put, “And you can bet that people in the rest of America weren’t e-mailing it to each other with the comment, ‘Oh those millionaires in Silicon Valley have it so bad!’”