Yes, compensation is out of whack in America. Diane Sawyer wants to be, what? outraged? that Bill Clinton has made more than $100 million making speeches and Hillary more than $5 million so far?
SAWYER: But do you think Americans will understand five times the median income in this country for one speech?
CLINTON: Well, let me put it this way, I thought making speeches for money was a much better thing than getting connected with any one group or company as so many people who leave public life do.
I don’t care. And I like her answer. By the way, let’s have a discussion about what the average anonymous 25-year old trader on Wall Street makes.