Monthly Archives: August 2008

In one door, out another

On the surface, the two don’t appear to be connected. Lou Gerstner’s decision to step down as chairman of The Carlyle Group comes as little surprise, while serial private equity executive Greg Brennerman’s move to a smaller fund leaves even less suspense. Do they know something we don’t? It’s likely that they do but don’t… Read more »

Public apology, take seventeen

John Edwards’ mea culpa should lock the door shut on a 24-7 culture phenomena otherwise known as the public apology spectacle, take seventeen. We’re a nation of many things, but empty apologists, we are not. In Edwards’ case, his attempt to come clean came after years of lies, millions of dollars in hush money and… Read more »