jon-nyc wrote:I was obviously exaggerating for effect, and possibly humor.
But I'm quite serious, for decades he has seemed like such a caricature of a self-promoting con man, I never understood why people took him seriously. And I mean bankers, vendors, spouses, etc. Not just the public.
Don't let TDS get in the way of critical analysis.
He's managed to be successful. Maybe it's by selling moonbeams. Or convincing other people to invest. Or maybe he has great connections. Maybe he's had some good business ideas. Maybe it's because he hired the right people.
I don't know.
Regardless, the fact remains he has made money, and apparently better than the average bear has done. Much better. So, ipso de facto
, he cannot
be bad at business.
To deny that fact is ludicrous.