Wait, you forgot the $37B donated to his ex -- just kidding, MacKenzie!
More seriously, I am glad each of these folks gets to make their own decisions here -- rather than Elizabeth W. or Bernie S. The Gates' make smart decisions and give their money to Malaria No More
, as one example. In contrast, Warren will give it, by executive action
, to indebted college graduates, many at expensive schools, many with wealthy parents. Reminds of a line from I, Robot:
Yes, God forbid we would actually have some democratic control over the future of our civilisation. We should leave it to the ruling classes to decide for us.
We've gone back to feudalism, only it's about shares now, not land.
Yes, next time you want to make a charitable donation, I suggest you stop and first put it to a vote of your neighbors. Better yet, just give them all your money. Maybe they can make all your decisions for you. That's democracy, right?
20% goes to UN head office Geneva
20% goes to NGO head office Brussels
20% hotel and travel costs for NGO personnel
25% for the sinkhole
That leaves 15% for pocket money.
Rodney Dangerfield would have something to say on this.