Charles Rangel http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20653/all en Newsweek Slams 'Private-Equity Billionaires - the New Masters of the Universe' http://mrc.org/articles/newsweek-slams-private-equity-billionaires-new-masters-universe <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Using disparaging comments to stoke class warfare, Newsweek called for higher taxes on the “super rich” in the July 23 issue.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The magazine called private-equity partners “Masters of the Universe,” “the true aristocrats” and remarked snidely that “even their secretaries, it seems, have English accents.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/newsweek-slams-private-equity-billionaires-new-masters-universe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government blackstone Charles Rangel Chuck Grassley class warfare CNBC Daniel Gross Erin Burnett Evan Thomas Hillary Clinton KKR Newsweek private equityfirm Sander Levin Slate Steve Schwarzman Tax Hikes Wall Street Warren Buffett Fri, 20 Jul 2007 21:58:26 +0000 admin 25434 at http://mrc.org