Is Obama a hypocrite for cashing in on Wall Street speeches? | The Tylt
Barack Obama will earn a reported $400,000 for keynoting a Wall Street lunch conference later this year. Critics are saying it's inappropriate and hypocritical for the former president to take so much money from an investment banking firm, particularly given his critiques of Wall Street and their role in the 2008 financial crisis. But his defenders point out he just spoke for free in Chicago—and most ex-presidents make small fortunes as in-demand speakers, why can't he? What do you think? 💰
Is Obama a hypocrite for cashing in on Wall Street speeches?
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