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Robber Barons

2011-08-31-ron-baronThe BBC has just come to the Hamptons to profile billionaire Ron Baron (of Baron Capitol fame and fortune). When asked whether or not "ordinary Americans resent the kind of wealth that Hamptons residents have accumulated," Baron doesn't think so and suggests, "Maybe they are pleased to see someone doing better because it represents the kind of opportunity they might have for themselves or their children." We're not quite sure if that's the ideal PR spin to put on this question. [Previously, BBC News]