Boo hoo hoo, the professional thieving class is feeling very sad. The bubble has popped and all those fat bonuses of yesteryear are gone and may never return. Plus, all those icky people in the street are mad at them, just because they committed innumerable felonies, looted a country, and took D.C. hostage.
The trader, a 27-year-old Ivy League graduate, complained that he has worked harder this year and will be paid less. The headhunter told him to stay put and collect his bonus.
“This is very demoralizing to people,” Karp said. “Especially young guys who have gone to college and wanted to come onto the Street, having dreams of becoming millionaires.”
Pass me a hanky. My friends who clean houses for a living I’m sure will be very upset to learn of the plight of this hapless trader who is probably eking by on just a few hundred thousand and wouldn’t know what ethics or honesty were if he tripped over them.
In the 2008 election John McCain was quoted as saying Wall Street was a bunch of spoiled brats who, if they got bailouts, would keep the money for themselves. He was absolutely correct.
Most of Wall Street essentially are parasite crybabies and belong in prison. That’s what Occupy is about.