gla22 wrote:$160k/ yr dosen't put you in the 1%
Either way I'm glad this guy got some money but it is naive to think people are necessarily rewarded for hard work in this economy. Of course hard work helps but millions of people work hard their entire lives and die completely destitute. Other people hardly work at all and contribute very little and end up billionaires.
He is going to receive $270,451 as of this morning. That does put him in the top 1% of wage earners in the USA for 2015. He'll be owing some big time taxes this year.