The answer, of course, is to send Bloomberg off to fight the Parthians



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6 Responses

  1. Avatar Jaybird says:

    Was Crassus the guy who forced people to work at swordpoint so that they would produce stuff that could then be taxed?

    Or was that a different Emperor?Report

  2. Avatar greginak says:

    Shorter Hertzberg- Bloomberg has done a mostly good job, is popular and has given a slice of has massive fortune to good causes. This is bad.Report

  3. Avatar Sam M says:

    Really? That’s what you take from the article? Strange.Report