Considering the selection of so many Goldman Sach
sers1 by the newest POTUS D.J. Trump, it seems timely to re-post this observation from August 2, 2013.2
|Econ 013 ~
Clip art from MS Office 2000
The Gods must have an infinite sense of irony to have inspired the naming of this modern behemoth.
Is this not the latest, perfect symbol of ten-thousand déjà vus since the days of Cain?
Is this what we champion with our capital addictions?
Isn’t this the inevitable legacy of Randians [and Trumpites]?
Isn’t there a better option? like maybe a third way? not right or left, but UP?3
1. » Steven Mnuchin, 17-year veteran of Goldman Sachs ~ as Treasury Secretary.
» Stephen Bannon, former Goldman Sachs banker ~ as Chief Strategist in the White House.
» Gary Cohn, sitting President of Goldman Sachs ~ as Director of the National Economic Council.
» Jay Clayton of Sullivan & Cromwell, Goldman Sachs outside lawyer ~ as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. (His wife currently works as a Vice President at Goldman Sachs.)
» Erin Walsh, an Executive Director and head of Goldman Sachs Office of Corporate Engagement for Asia Pacific ~ as part of Trump’s transition landing team for the State Department.
» Anthony Scaramucci, former Goldman Sachs banker ~ on Trump’s transition team.