“Too much to say, too little time, so I have no choice but to start by asking why is it that so many Irish males are total assholes: unfaithful, dishonest, and unreliable, just as the jaded stereotype portrays them? I can immediately think of three CEOs I’ve had the displeasure of dealing with who fit this stereotype perfectly…”
“There are certainly plenty of good Irish males who do not display their laudable characteristics on the flip side of a beer-soaked coaster of dishonesty, so it remains a mystery to me why this national stereotype persists. One could ask the same about the acerbic Parisians and the unctuous English upper class. Woody Allen would know the answer but I don’t.
So it is with pride that I announce a great Irish organization called The Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability…”