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Funniest Web Reactions To Goldman Sachs Exec’s Very Public Resignation

Greg Smith's criticism that the investment bank puts money and profits before clients’ interests has spawned web reactions ranging from eye rolls to virtual pats on the back.

The twittosphere and web at large has been abuzz with reactions to Greg Smith’s resignation from Goldman Sachs via an op-ed in today’s New York Times.

His criticism that the investment bank puts money and profits before clients’ interests has spawned web reactions ranging from eye rolls, to virtual pats on the back.

Quips gleaned from the web include 'How To Quit A Job Without Publishing an Op-Ed to a parody of Smith's op-ed in the UK's The Daily Mash: "Why I am leaving the Empire, by Darth Vader, which begins, 'Today is my last day at the Empire.'

Twitter snippets include ‘The Muppets are suing after being compared to Goldman Sachs clients,’ to “So today's my first day at Goldman Sachs. Anything I should keep in mind before orientation starts?”

Here are some of the funniest on Twitter, courtesy of the Huffington Post.

Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald ... View Full Bio
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3/14/2012 | 5:43:01 PM
re: Funniest Web Reactions To Goldman Sachs Exec’s Very Public Resignation
Very clever.
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