Selig Cartwight, Goldman Sachs Washroom Attendant, Comfort The Afflicted
By Michael Silverstein - TheModerateVoice
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Then proceed to be honest with me, Selig.
Your acceptance of money from the central bank generates a kind of economic growth, which though it all ends up with people like you and doesn’t trickle down to little people like me, it makes politicians look like they know what they’re doing and economists look like they know what they’re talking about.
You’re saying, Selig, that Wall Streeters like me are critical to maintaining the present political and economic order, and the illusions on which it is based? That I’m useful. Useful?
Indeed you are, sir. And the service economy that Wall Streeters like you have done so much to bring into being means there are more low paid people like me employed to service the needs of very wealthy folks like you, which makes you…
A job creator! I’m a job creator, Selig.
You are, sir. Which is why my wife includes you in her prayers nightly.
Thank your good woman, for me, Selig. Now be a good fellow and find that new issue of Maxim and pass it under the door of the stall. Our conversation has given me much to think about and I shall need time to cogitate.
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