Buffett Not Good Enough
By Chris Elliott
March 17, 2009
Another ridiculous editorial in The Seattle Times. This one,
Gates Foundation should open up, by Pablo Eisenberg, a senior
fellow with the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, was published
March 17. Mr. Eisenberg states that while the Gates Foundation
will increase its giving by an additional $500 million in 2009,
it would be well-advised to have an enlarged board of four to
eight additional members who are not part of the Gates family
or their personal advisors and retainers to assure public accountability
and because the decision-making process (deciding where the money
goes) requires broad perspectives, a wealth of experience and
interests beyond family concerns. Warren Buffett is a member
of the Gates Foundation board. There's a guy we all know is
What is Mr. Eisenberg smoking?
He apparently believes Bill and Melinda Gates cannot be trusted
to correctly give away their own money. This is a necessary
addendum to the redistribution of wealth concept. Money should
not only be taken from the rich to give to the poor, some dunderhead
chosen by the government should be involved in the distribution
of money given by the rich to charity. Beam me up, Scotty.
Received March 17, 2009 - Published
March 17, 2009
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