So between a speech given in Abu Dhabi earlier this month, and now this most recent one with the hedgies, the former Fed chairman has already eclipsed his pay for all of last year. He’s got another big payday in Turkey lined up.
“Damn, it feels good to be a crony…”
Last year it published a story about Joe and Mika in Detroiter Magazine, its glossy newsletter. The profile was … how to put it? Flattering? Fawning? Hagiographic? Nope. Those adjectives fall short. More like a North Korean news agency press release on Adderall.
A good piece of that $100 million comes from the speaking her husband has done since leaving office. But Ms. Clinton is doing her best to catch up to ole’ Bill. I can’t imagine why companies and organizations would want to pay $200,000 for a one hour speech by someone who might again have access to the power of the presidency.
We’ve come a long way from cattle futures in Arkansas.
At least he’s not doing too much damage in the private sector. At least not yet. Nice that the banks are happy to pay so much for Mr. Geithner to just show up and talk for an hour.
Hillary Clinton still has $73,000 in debt from her 2008 campaign hanging out there. But don’t worry folks, it’s not affecting her credit rating. No sirree.