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As Graham Hawkes describes it, he was sitting in the front seat of what is basically an underwater sports car when he was ambushed by a great white shark. He’d recognized the shark’s behavior as a territorial challenge, and wanted to pull away, but unfortunately he had business magnate and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson riding shotgun.
“I remember Richard saying ‘Get closer, get closer!’ and I thinking ‘I’m not going to face down a great white shark,'” Mr. Hawkes told Betabeat.
Totally ignorant rich old white guy Tom Perkins delivered a cringe-inducing non-apology last night for his letter to the Wall Street Journal that compared the war on America’s rich to the Nazis’ persecution of Jews.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tom Perkins might have just written the most insulting and insensitive article of all time, and the Wall Street Journal actually published it. Set aside your breakfasts, folks, because this might literally be difficult to stomach.