The National Enquirer is my main news source because it provides answers to my questions. Why did NBC hire Chelsea Clinton? The NE reports about a brewing “cat fight” at NBC over this weighty issue. Chelsea Clinton’s career dynamics bring me back to the topic of nepotism and connections. Can the RBC name some sociology research examining the web of coincidences? For example, General Powell’s son appeared to be over-placed in the Bush Administration. The connection between Washington and “big business” creates big opportunities for insiders. How else do you explain why Chicago Mayor earned so many millions on Wall Street or Dr. Gingrich’s sage advice for the GSEs? Has the OWS movement taken on the “social network”? While we agree that Steve Jobs earned his cash, have these other folks earned theirs?
UPDATE: Here is a cross-post that asks; “Are Economists Good People?”.