Hey, it's business Al Jazeera $500M deal Al Gore of Arabia famous opponent of global warming and fossil fuels, has sold his small TV network to oil-rich Qatar for $500 million But only 200 million for poor Life is not fair
“Whats wrong with an All American Businessman doing the best he can do for himself.”
Absolutely nothing. If I was involved in a sale like that (and have been during my accounting career) I would tell him to sell it to the highest bidder and when it is most advantageous for tax purposes. I’m a libertarian, and I don’t really care what his political positions are in regard to energy or business. So goes current law and capitalism, both of which I diligently adhere to.
Now the public perception judges on a whole different level. They see hypocrisy in his actions and will almost always judge accordingly. The court of public opinion can be pretty brutal. Al appears to be in the “do as I say, not as I do” mode…
April 12, 2017