In case you haven’t read the Op-ed piece, do your self a favor. It is the ultimate “take this job and shove it” to an employer that has Americans still reeling from the 2008 bailout it recieved in connection with AIG.
Smith says that “he can no longer look students in the eye and tell them what a great place this was to work.”
Adding, “It makes me ill how callously people talk about ripping their clients off. Over the last 12 months I have seen five different managing directors refer to their own clients as ‘muppets.'”
As awesome as it is to leave a job like that, Smith, at times, comes off as patting his own back, peppering the article with his own accomplishments within the firm.
He even includes “winning a bronze medal for table tennis at the Maccabiah Games in Israel, known as the Jewish Olympics” as one of his life’s proudest moments
Here are some of the top Tweets. The best of the group goes to Darth Vader, who wrote his own Op-ed piece in The Daily Mash detailing his reasons for leaving the Empire.
In the wake of the Greg Smith Op-Ed, one thing is certain: this is an opportunity to take the next Muppet Movie to a whole new level.
Oh yeah. That reminds me. I still need to write my Muppet Manifesto.
I’m not sure that Greg Smith (or the New York Times for that matter) realized that people don’t take ping pong seriously.
When I heard Greg Smith rhapsodizing about his ping pong prowess, I wondered if it was an Onion piece.
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