Sunday, September 13, 2015

Highly Paid CEO Blasts High CEO Pay

Republican presidential candidate and multi-billionaire Donald Trump, on the CBS show Face The Nation, called the salaries paid to corporate CEO's a "complete joke" and a "disgrace".  Considering that, according to Wiki, he is the CEO of The Trump Organization and two other entities and draws a salary of $250 million, Trump appears to be an example of the very problem he complains about.  (As far as I can tell, Wiki does not specify how much of the indicated salary comes from each respective source.)

To paraphrase Mark Twain:  Suppose you are a politician.  Suppose you are a hypocrite.  But I repeat myself.

Read more at Fortune, Reuters, CBS News and Politico.

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