Flimsy Sanity: Strange Purchase

Flimsy Sanity

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Strange Purchase

The Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein bought a 710-year-old copy of the Magna Carta for $21.3 million. Do you suppose they wanted it so they could burn it and bring back the days of divine rights?

2 Comments:

  • At 10:26 AM, Blogger RJ Adams said…

    Possibly, or because he gets a kick out of spending that obscene amount of money on an old scrap of paper while others starve. I've given up attempting to fathom the minds of the stinking rich.

     
  • At 9:56 AM, Blogger michael greenwell said…

    i think you called it correctly

    probably wants to wipe his arse with it.

     

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