And Meet the New Bud Fox

1 June 2009 at 5:33 pm Leave a comment

| Peter Klein |

Further to my Wall Street post: There’s another scene in which we learn that Bud Fox, the twenty-something broker played by Charlie Sheen, will be made CEO of Blue Star Airlines during its reorganization if Gordon Gekko’s hostile takeover is successful. We’re supposed to laugh at the absurdity of a baby-faced kid with an Ivy League education but no knowledge of airplanes or management running an airline. But when the federal government does it, it’s all good. (HT: Randy.)

Entry filed under: - Klein -, Bailout / Financial Crisis, Public Policy / Political Economy.

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