Friday, August 31, 2007

From The Let Them Eat Cake Department

Barbara Ehrenreich: It's Not Easy Being Ultra-Rich - Politics on The Huffington Post: "...The poor whine about having no home at all, or maybe a two-bedroom apartment for a family of six. They should just think for one moment of the tribulations involved in running four or more mansions, each with its own full-time staff. There's the problem of getting between them, for example. A friend of mine, of very modest means himself, consults for a billionaire couple who commute between London and Los Angeles by private jet, with their dogs following in a second private jet..."

2 comments:

the rube said...

thank you jesus for sparing me the burden of excessive wealth.

Bob said...

I don't know if I could stand it either, tho I wouldn't mind giving it a try.