Hippity-Hop in the Garrison of the Immortals
Having spent two chapters in praise of the men who wear dark blue, I intend now to visit the stern and moral training that every future naval officer must undergo. Concurrently I shall highlight the very root of Wall Street’s problems, the part that puts them on an extremely suspect course right from the start.
I refer to the area through which some of Wall Street’s finest charged blindly, before the colossal crash of 2008—the part that deals with character and honesty or otherwise, greed and self-interest.
That’s the part that allows men who should have known better deliberately to mislead the investing public. I point up the absence of real teamwork, particularly certain CEOs, whose teams ...