Longtime readers or archive searchers would be aware of my utmost respect and adoration of Jon Corzine.

You know, the guy whose signature achievements were an increase in the sales tax and signing some horrible union contracts. I was a little mean to Mr. Corzine, accusing him of being clueless about finance, behaving as if he was beholden to unions when his squandered fortune didn’t require it and being completely unimpressed as he conducted his brief dog and pony show to justify increasing the NJ tolls 800%.

Well, I think even the Star-Ledger would think twice about referring him as a Wall Street Whiz these days, as he drove his shiny post-political company into the ground.


In less than two years. That takes a special talent, my friends.