In the "Corporate Stooges Don’t Get Irony" Department…

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We have The Yes Men at it again making bankers look like the idiots only they can achieve.

In releasing the Acceptable Risk Calculator, The Yes Men, via their website, posed as Dow executives arguing that their experience making billions in profits while dancing on the knife edge of human misery gives them ideal credibility in helping other corporate immoral criminals make as much cash as possible while optimizing human death and suffering.

The fact that a number of bankers gleefully had their pix taken with Gilda the Golden Skeleton mascot indicates the depth of their inability to get irony. And the world is the better for it. Now let’s get off our ass and force our legislatures to reign in corporate banditry worldwide.

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Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Post-partisan eco-socialist. at Politics, Re-Spun
Stephen Elliott-Buckley is a husband, father, professor, speaker, consultant, former suburban Vancouver high school English and Social Studies teacher who changed careers because the BC Liberal Party has been working hard to ruin public education. He has various English and Political Science degrees and has been writing political, social and economic editorials since November 2002. Stephen is in Twitter, Miro and iTunes, and the email thing, and at his website,

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