Thursday, December 11, 2008

Some Smart People Need a Little Help To Stop Being DUMB!

Hello, my name is John Thain.
I’m chairman of Merrill Lynch.
We lost $11 billion this year.
It could have been a lot more,
but I’m awfully smart.
So I want a $10 million bonus to thank me for doing such a good job.
Oh, wait! I'm hearing cries of outrage
from very important people.
Suddenly I feel your pain.
I guess I won’t take any bonus this year.
(But don't worry ... you can really thank me next year.)

1 comment:

Mike said...

The word is "hubris" and there's too damn much of it these days.