Monday, September 18, 2017

Obama "continues to be an influential voice in a party torn between celebrating and vilifying corporate power"

BB:

Last month, just before her book “What Happened” was published, Barack Obama spoke in New York to clients of Northern Trust Corp. for about $400,000, a person familiar with his appearance said. Last week, he reminisced about the White House for Carlyle Group LP, one of the world’s biggest private equity firms, according to two people who were there. Next week, he’ll give a keynote speech at investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald LP’s health-care conference.

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“Not everyone’s going to be a Jimmy Carter, who does purely good works after he gets out,”