Saturday, May 31, 2008

Chairman of the (water)board

What can I say? Sales jobs suck even more than I remember. Their best defense is "We're not the mean waterboarding company that people think we are"? Lucky for them the economy is tanking, or else that would really hurt recruitment.

It's going to be an experience trying a case where even the victim hedges on whether water torture is wrong. Deep down he's still a team player.


susan said...

Oh, that was a bad story and a very sad salesman.

Ben said...

Yes it was. I first heard about it in Harper's magazine, which also had an editorial about how much we've gotten used to deferring to our betters. Perfect case in point.