May 22, 2014
KA-CHING: After Fed, Bernanke Offers His Wisdom, for a Big Fee. “During his eight years as steward of the world’s largest economy, Mr. Bernanke’s salary was about $200,000 a year. Now he makes that in just a few hours speaking to bankers, hedge fund billionaires and leaders of industry. This year alone, he is poised to make millions of dollars from speaking engagements.”
Another argument for my revolving-door surtax.