IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Finally those job creating private-equity fund managers have a voice!

Somebody had to do it.
Steve Pearlstein, Washington Post columnist
Steve Pearlstein, Washington Post columnist

Somebody had to do it.  

The self-described job creators who feel entitled now have a voice, thanks to Steve Pearlstein, a Pulitzer Prize-winning business and economics columnist for The Washington Post.

On Saturday, Steve published a column titled "I am a job creator: A manifesto for the entitled."  In it, he plays a corporate chief executive/business owner/private-equity fund manager-type, a "misunderstood superhero of American capitalism, single-handedly creating wealth and prosperity despite all the obstacles put in my way by employees, government and the media."

Here's just three examples:

I am entitled to complain bitterly about taxes that are always too high, even when they are at record lows. I am entitled to provide political support to radical, uncompromising politicians and then complain about how dysfunctional Washington has become.I am entitled to load companies up with debt in order to pay myself and investors big dividends — and then blame any bankruptcy on over-compensated workers. 

Click here to read the full article.  It's that good!