Our liberal left-wing corporations
There’s an article in the Washington Post which explains what I’ve been telling my readers for years, that corporations are now full left-wing liberal. The only “conservative” position they support are tax loopholes that benefit themselves, and Republicans are stupid enough to view any tax loophole as a fast one that they pulled on the Democrats.
The Republican “any loophole for big-business” attitude is just a case of working against their own voters to support the enemy.
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In response to comments…
The corporation I used to work for was NOT run by Ivy Leaguers (except for our legal department*), and that helps to explain why the senior executives were so clueless. But the company was definitely committed to “diversity,” it wasn’t just lip service to avoid lawsuits.
The previous CEO was a smart Jewish guy from New York who grew up at a time when smart Jewish people went to local schools. However, he wasn’t interested in day-to-day operations and left that to people who were a lot less smart than him. And he also didn’t get new technology at all, which caused him to make some huge strategic mistakes which are obvious now and were evident eleven years ago to some younger people at the company with much lower-level jobs. His talents were with schmoozing people from outside the company.
The current CEO is a graduate of a third-rate school and not as bright as the previous CEO, but I guess he’s very good at playing corporate politics. I am sure he would happily espouse any liberal beliefs if he senses that’s the way the winds are blowing. And the winds are indeed blowing liberal.
I used to enjoy the annual address to employees of the previous CEO, he was quite entertaining, but any talk by the current CEO is a big snoozer.
Please don’t try to impress me by guessing in the comments what company I am writing about.
*Note that the only way to get a job as a corporate lawyer is to have previous work experience at Big Law, and pretty much only graduates of Top 14 schools get hired by Big Law. Don’t feel sorry for the Big Law associates who don’t make partner, those corporate law jobs are cushy 9-to-5 jobs which pay well-enough and you get your own private office which makes you feel superior to the vast majority of the corporate drones who work in cubicles or shared offices. Despite the difficulty of obtaining a resume qualifying you for a corporate legal job, I saw no evidence that the job required any sort of exceptional legal talents.