How Crazy Is Wall Street, New York Times?

The Times cited a study calling 10 percent of finance workers ‘clinical psychopaths’—and then issued a correction. Welcome to the paper of record in the Internet era.

The New York Times published an opinion piece on May 12, 2012, concerning the question of whether the rich, from a moral standpoint, are good or bad. The story reported, “A recent study found that 10 percent of people who work on Wall Street are ‘clinical psychopaths’ and that they exhibit an ‘unparalleled capacity for lying, fabrication, and manipulation.’ ” The vivid term “clinical psychopath” brings to mind the berserk buzz-saw-wielding ... Full Story »

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