Reader comment on: Friedman and Fat Cats
Submitted by Caroline (United States), Jan 6, 2010 20:32
You lost me for a moment when describing a Tom Friedman column as "eminently sensible" and "insightful." Nonetheless, the bottom line is not whether Friedman or Dov Seidman should comment on who is overpaid or even what consitutes being "overpaid." Instead, why is anyone's compensation subject to judgment or censure, whether from the president, the Congress, an "ethics" consultant or a left-wing editorial page writer? In a free, capitalist society, one's compensation would be a private matter between employee and employer, and its level would be determined by market forces, not by smear campaigns. We can see how far we have departed from the values of a free capitalist society.
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|Populism at work. [77 words]||Lyle||Jan 7, 2010 00:30|
|⇒ Fat Cats [110 words]||Caroline||Jan 6, 2010 20:32|
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