I had forgotten how silly wealthy, influential officials act when partying; but it doesn’t stop at parties, because it reinforces a culture of entitlement, secrecy and members only hierarchy.
Thanks to “D” and Kevin Roose for sharing the experience below. ~Ron
Wall St. In Drag: “Let them eat Cake!!”
I know it’s not my usual sort of post, but this gave me a giggle. This is the sort of transparency that is really quite INlightening when you look at it.
This is about the 4th article I’ve read in the past 48 hours where the .01% are whining that they are being picked on. No seriously! They are! We are just so mean to them, and they just don’t “get it”…. apparently.
… Much like Marie Antoinette upon learning that the peasants had no bread
“Let them eat cake!“
One-Percent Jokes and Plutocrats in Drag: What I Saw When I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society
- By Kevin Roose
Ross’s statement seemed particularly odd, because two years ago, I met Ross at an event that might single-handedly explain why the rest of the country still hates financial tycoons – the annual black-tie induction ceremony of a secret Wall Street fraternity called Kappa Beta Phi.
from Kevin Roose’s book Young Money, published today by Grand Central Publishing.
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