Anyone who reads this blog knows we’re not always big fans of President Obama’s economic policies and where the economy is headed under his administration.

But you have to draw the line somewhere when it comes to criticism.

You see, there’s this billionaire, Leon Cooperman, and he wrote a now well-known memo harshly criticizing the president for daring to criticize, well, his fellow rich Wall Street colleagues. Keep in mind: Cooperman agrees with the president on most policy issues, including taxing the rich, and has voted Democratic in the past.

So what is he upset about? The president’s “tone.”

Say what? Hasn’t the guy ever heard of “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me”? Except he’s kind of reversed the logic of the old children’s saying to: “Names and tone hurt my feelings, but sticks and stones are OK.”

Or something like that.

File under: Lame

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John Ford
John Ford

Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs

In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.


For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.


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