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Goldman Sachs vs. Greg Smith

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

“He’s having a midlife crisis.”

“He wasn’t very senior, anyway.”

“It’s just sour grapes.”

All of this is being said about Greg Smith, the former Goldman Sachs executive who exited the firm and left a blistering farewell note on the New York Times op-ed page on his way out. Many are pooh-poohing him as a vampire squid gone rogue, accusing him of false naïveté. They say that he was perfectly happy to feed at the trough for 12 years and is only piping up now because his career there is stalled.

This all may be true, but who cares? Continue Reading