More Remarkable Decisions by The Illustrious Captains of Industry

Abby Zimet

In a move positively Monty-Pythonesque in its enduring obliviousness, beleaguered JPMorganChase, recipient of $25 billion in bailout funds, is going ahead with plans to spend $138 million to buy two new luxury jets and build "the premiere corporate aircraft hangar on the eastern seaboard," complete with "vegetated roof garden." Earlier this month, Chairman Jamie Dimon, who earned $19 million in 2008, said he doesn't get all the recent fuss about corporate excess. 

"When I hear the constant vilification of corporate America, I personally don't understand it," Dimon said.




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