I’ve been wondering when they were going to catch up with this guy. The media seemed to be fixated on Scott Pruitt and his nickel-and-dime finagling, while ignoring Ross, who may be in the big leagues of financial malfeasance. That’s like using the court system to go after your uncle for playing penny ante poker on the kitchen table, all the while ignoring the mob.
“Those who’ve done business with Ross generally tell a consistent story, of a man obsessed with money and untethered to facts. ‘He’ll push the edge of truthfulness and use whatever power he has to grab assets,’ says New York financier Asher Edelman. One of Ross’ former colleagues is more direct: ‘He’s a pathological liar.’”
No offense to the author, but those are not his weaknesses for government work. They are his qualifications. I believe that the three most important requirements for federal office are now: (1) pathological lying; (2) being obsessed with money; (3) being untethered to facts.
By the way, this article is not from some left-wing snowflake blog. It’s in fuckin’ Forbes!