2/11/2009

Because Other People's Money Is Never Enough


Over at Boing Boing, there's been spirited discussion of a recent NYT article regarding the proposed $500,000 salary cap for executives of financial institutions who receive Federal bailout money. The NYT piece bemoaned the fact that trying to live on $500,000 a year in New York City is just so difficult for high-powered executives and CEOs. Why, they might have to give up their armed chaffeur!

Among the plethora of helpful suggestions from Boing Boingers in comments, involving such items as lampposts and new ropes, I came up with what I thought was a wonderful solution to the CEO's dilemma.

All they have to do is clear off a corner of their desk, and set up one of these:



Problem solved. Any CEOs reading this, feel free to tip generously for the advice.

1 comment:

mjlayman said...

Unfortunately, most of their sub- (hmmm, not subservients, people who work for him) would feel the need to keep their jobs and donate freely.