Sunday, December 21, 2008

It Was Like Traveling With A Dead Guy

"Bernie Madoff was raised in working-class Rockaway Beach and played in south Queens - but he was more at home in uber-rich Palm Beach and the playgrounds of the south of France.

...'He was like God to the people who gave him their money,' said Charles Gradante, a co-founder of the Hennessee Group, who advises investors on selecting hedge funds and often chatted with Madoff at charity balls and cocktail parties."
-- Douglas Feiden, reminding me (somehow) of every trip I was forced to go on while married, and every aspiration I was forced to witness - and why I'd proceeded to vomit all over the place once I figured out what was going on - in The New York Daily News.