The Ambassador asked if the corruption and infighting are worse now than before in Kazakhstan. Idenov paused, thought, and then replied, “No, not really. It’s business as usual. They’re confused by the corrupt excesses of capitalism. “If Goldman Sachs executives can make $50 million a year and then run America’s economy in Washington, what’s so different about what we do?’ they ask.”Too bad we don’t have a category labeled “Irony.” Full release after the jump . . .
WikiLeaks Goldman Sachs quote of the day
Ironic quote of the day, from Kazakhstan, via Wikileaks: