On Wall Street, Follow the (Dwindling But Still Insanely Excessive) Money

Abby Zimet

The crybabies at the Wall Street Journal are sad that despite "significant gains" in company profits last year, the "surprisingly mediocre" pay for 65 beleaguered CEOs rose "just 1.4%," so that, for instance, the head of Nike got a smaller bonus that brought his pay down to a tragic $12.7 million. Happily, though, a stunning 92% of Wall Street's $33 million in political contributions has gone to the GOP - 72% percent to Romney - so it's money well and unambiguously spent.

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