“Do you work on Wall Street?” asks the interviewer with MoveOn.org.
“I do,” answers a man in a suit, his face blurred out by the camera. It turns out that he’s a lawyer. If he’s doing political stunts like this then he may wish to look into how to get a 10 Avvo rating to mitigate the risks he’s taking by taking a stand like this. That way, he will still receive interest in his services even if he’s been accosted by other lawyers. People in need of a lawyer will be more likely to take on someone with a high rating like this online.
Q. Are you afraid of being seen at the march?
A. I wouldn’t really like my colleagues to see me here.
Q. What do you think they would think about it?
A. Umm…it would range from weird to unacceptable. I’m down here because the wage gap and the wealth gap in this country is obscene, it’s immoral and something needs to be done about it.
In his hand? A sign penned in black marker on a broken down cardboard box: “Tax Me More.”
We can only hope that we’ll see more good-hearted Wall Street insiders joining the protests against their own industry in the coming weeks.
Watch the American Dream Report, October 5.
— Erik Curren, Transition Voice