"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
Just to be clear, you're mad at him for saying such provocative things, and then backtracking when he realized it would cost him money, right?Or are you mad that he made the analogy in the first place?
The funny part of this story was that he runs highbrow elite restaurants that generally serve professionals such as...bankers.
Hitler and Stalin? Ridiculous. von Krosigk and Hrynko might be closer.
preteek,I've often done business with people that I find unsavory, so I don't see much of a problem there. I mean, if there is a racist businessman, it would be to his benefit to also do business with those that he feels are inferior with regard to race, even if he finds those individuals unsavory due to his own beliefs.