Do Senators think we think they're smart?

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    I was gripped by the irony of the moment.

    Senators were berating the banker because his company lost 2 billion dollars. His company has 2 trillion dollars of assets.

    He lost about one tenth of one percent of his company's gross revenues.

    In the mean time, the Senators are responsible for the USA losing 1.5 Trillion dollars each year. This is a about about a 40% loss.

    2 tenths of one percent vs. 400 tenths of one percent. If the Senators could improve their performance 200 fold, they would be equal to the guy they are grilling. THEY want to regulate HIM. This wouldn't even happen in a Monty Python skit. Or maybe it would. It shouldn't happen in "The Greatest Deliberative Body" on the planet, should it?

    Who votes for these pompous circus clowns?
     
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    The don't care just so long as they can hold the office for as long as possible, all the while siezing as much power and money as they can before being voted out.
     
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    The berating is subjective. The democrat majority in the senate treads a fine line when they ignore a former democrat governor (Jon Corzine) losing a Billion dollars of investors capital while they criticize the legitimate loses of ...gasp....capitalist investors.
     
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    Do Senators think we think they're smart?


    Some are "smart" enough to believe Guam might tip over...
     

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