Meet Jeff! Jeff flew his nannies to Davos on a jet. Jeff wants Americans to lower their own high expectations http://t.co/49oFfOf2VV
— Max Abelson (@maxabelson) January 21, 2015
From the Bloomberg article:
… “America’s lifestyle expectations are far too high and need to be adjusted so we have less things and a smaller, better existence,” Greene said in an interview today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “We need to reinvent our whole system of life.”
Greene, who flew his wife, children and two nannies on a private jet plane to Davos for the week, said he’s planning a conference in Palm Beach, Florida, at the Tideline Hotel called “Closing the Gap.” The event, which he said is scheduled for December, will feature speakers such as economist Nouriel Roubini…
Here is an Open Thread for all those thoughts, plaints & snarky comments that would be inappropriate when talking about beloved pets (last post) or delicious food (next post). What horrible, disgusting, immoral, dishonest fustercluckery is knotting your knickers as we start the weekend?
Also, we may have reached Peak Friedman (short those stocks now!):
— Felix Salmon (@felixsalmon) January 23, 2015