September 24, 2011
"I want to be clear"
Posted by Vanderleun at September 24, 2011 11:45 AM
And the difference between bankers and mafiosi is that the Italian gentlemen wear better suits.
"Nice business you have here. Be a shame if something happened to it."
Bankers lend you an umbrella, then when it rains, they want it back.
I think Fletcher missed the Elizabeth Warren allusion, but he does have a sense of humor.
Commies always did resemble the Mob. In more ways than one.
I second it: Brilliant!
It points out the crucial difference between The Mob and Liz Warren's mob:
The Mob actually wants you to make more money to pay more vig. Liz Warren wants you to starve so she can buy your vote for a Mess of Pottage.
I hate both of them! But if your gonna shake me down, I'd rather see a dapper guy with a gun-print under his suit than a fucking sandal-wearing middle-aged woman driving a Prius.
Y'know, if you're going to do me fiscal violence, at least have some style.