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Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 7, 2009 @ 2:30 pm In Bailouts | Comments Disabled
I had lunch last week with Rolfe Winkler , who is an up and comer in the blog world, a thinking man’s Felix Salmon.
He is similarly annoyed with St. Warren — but rather than engage in my sophmoric venom spew, he went to the spreadsheet to discover that Buffet owns major stakes in 8 companies that have received more than $100 billion in government bailout s.
Capitalist? Hardly. Sounds more like just another crony to me.
Rolfe also posts this fabulous chart:
via Reuters 
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 Rolfe Winkler: http://blogs.reuters.com/rolfe-winkler/
 $100 billion in government bailout: http://blogs.reuters.com/rolfe-winkler/2009/08/04/buffetts-betrayal/
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