“So you fear you’re having a post-midlife crisis?”
I want to talk about the bottom line.
I want leverage.
I want to say things like, “The bottom line is that I’ve got plenty of leverage.”
I want to put together equity pools and engage in leveraged buyouts.
“Why do you want leverage?”
How do I know? I don’t even know what leverage is. If I was engaged in a leveraged buyout, I wouldn’t even know what I was engaged in. I don’t know what an equity pool is, either, or how to put one together.
“You have a romantic yearning for a world in which you are pathetically ignorant?”
—RUSSELL BAKER, “Creature of Fortune,” New York Times1
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