Man Flies Family and Two Nannies on a Private Jet to Davos, Where He Says Our 'Lifestyle Expectations Are Far Too High'

Jeff Greene has a vision.


Here's how a Bloomberg dispatch from Davos begins:

Davros in Davos
World Economic Forum/Annette Boutellier

Billionaire Jeff Greene, who amassed a multibillion dollar fortune betting against subprime mortgage securities, says the U.S. faces a jobs crisis that will cause social unrest and radical politics.

"America's lifestyle expectations are far too high and need to be adjusted so we have less things and a smaller, better existence," Greene said in an interview today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "We need to reinvent our whole system of life."

Three paragraphs later:

Greene, who flew his wife, children and two nannies on a private jet plane to Davos for the week…

[via Lachlan Markay]

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