Pages

Jump to bottom

5 comments

1 Aligarr  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 9:11:01pm

Hey , i could wear sneakers and jeans , grow a beard , never be seen in a buisiness suit and have a 9million euro yacht You know keep a low profile.I could even be a philanthropist and give away 20 or 30 milln , as long as i had another 50 or 60 in the bank .

2 EPR-radar  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 9:16:35pm

Jobs was rightly perceived as an asshole in the business world. He wanted to get stuff done, and wasn't diplomatic about how.

However, Jobs was not a class warrior working to grind all others into dust, like Romney and much of the GOP establishment.

That's where the "envy" argument so loved by wingers falls apart. People of normal means tend to despise class warriors like Romney.

If someone is very well off but not a class warrior, like Jobs, relatively few will despise him for his wealth.

3 Destro  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 12:33:07am

re: #2 EPR-radar

Jobs was rightly perceived as an asshole in the business world. He wanted to get stuff done, and wasn't diplomatic about how.

However, Jobs was not a class warrior working to grind all others into dust, like Romney and much of the GOP establishment.

That's where the "envy" argument so loved by wingers falls apart. People of normal means tend to despise class warriors like Romney.

If someone is very well off but not a class warrior, like Jobs, relatively few will despise him for his wealth.

I think Jobs was at best a jerk and at worst a sociopath.

4 Skip Intro  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 11:45:22am

re: #3 Destro

I think Jobs was at best a jerk and at worst a sociopath.

I always liked Woz more. A real down to earth guy who loves what he does. He could never have run Apple, but I'll always think of him as the guy who created the company. Jobs was always just a salesman, and one hell of an asshole. He did have the vision thing though, something that Apple has totally lost now.

5 Destro  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 12:03:40pm

re: #4 Skip Intro

I don't doubt Job's vision. Because of him we can kind of imagine what the jet pack future we were promised was supposed to look like at least.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Russian Hackers Have 270 Million Email Logins, Including Gmail and Yahoo Accounts It may be a good time to update your email password. A report from Reuters suggests that over 270 million hacked email credentials—including those from Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo—are circulating among Russian digital crime rings. Reuters reports that an ...
Thanos
1 hour, 56 minutes ago
Views: 74 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Judge: Plan for Restoring Northwest Salmon Runs Not Enough This is an area where environmentalists clash - hydro electric power is one of the essentials to ending dependencies on carbon based fuels. The real problem is warm water; because warm water fish die offs will continue no matter ...
Thanos
1 hour, 59 minutes ago
Views: 80 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Turkish Leadership Split Spoils the Party It boils down to one man - and his determined quest to change the constitution and enhance his position. Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Erdogan may have miscalculated if he saw Ahmet Davutoglu (R) as a pliant prime ...
Thanos
2 hours, 20 minutes ago
Views: 93 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
The Ironic Ways the Target Boycott Is Backfiring for Conservatives A street preacher protests in a Portland, Oregon Target wearing a "No Sodomy In Hell" shirt and announcing to customers that they will "see the Lake of Fire on Judgment Day." Since conservatives launched a boycott of Target last ...
The French Rat
9 hours, 59 minutes ago
Views: 253 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 5 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
SENSUS Smart Guitar Performance The video shows the full expressive potential of SENSUS Smart Guitar, which allows guitar players to use infinite modulations and effects, switching between electro-acoustic and electronic sounds in real time and in a natural way. All sounds and modulations ...
Thanos
11 hours, 49 minutes ago
Views: 208 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Racist Commenters Attack Malia Obama After News of Her Going to Harvard - AOL This weekend the White House announced that President and First Lady Obama's eldest daughter Malia had decided on Harvard University for undergrad. -President Obama's Black History Month Joke Kills At The White House However, they also announced that she ...
The French Rat
11 hours, 59 minutes ago
Views: 186 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
So, Donald Trump’s Going to Get the Nomination.We're dead. We're fucking dead. We're deader than dead. No use reincarnating us, because who'd want to live in a US which is run by a tyrant?
The French Rat
1 day, 9 hours ago
Views: 327 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
The Rides Kick Out of It
Thanos
1 day, 11 hours ago
Views: 507 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Radiohead - Burn the Witch Burn The Witch. Available here x-l.co and here hyperurl.co Director - Chris Hopewell Producer - Rosie Lea BrindEditor - Ben Foley DOP - Jon Davey Art Director & production designer - Chris Hopewell Post effects and grading - Ben ...
Thanos
1 day, 11 hours ago
Views: 487 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Jacob Collier - (Funkified) Eleanor Rigby (Maida Vale Session)Jacob Collier performs Eleanor Rigby in session at Maida Vale for BBC Introducing and Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2.
Thanos
1 day, 12 hours ago
Views: 461 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 4 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0