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(Business Insider)   Warren Buffett selects a 28 year old blonde to chair three of his largest companies, basing his decision solely on merit. Ms. Britt "takes care of all kinds of things that come up," Mr. Buffett told college students in Omaha last month   (businessinsider.com) divider line 81
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2013-06-12 04:41:56 PM  
She makes one hell of a sammich, too.
 
2013-06-12 04:51:38 PM  
farm9.staticflickr.com

Yes, you would.
 
2013-06-12 04:54:00 PM  
If Warren Buffett picked her, I'm sure he knew what he was doing, and I'm sure she's incredibly competent and brilliant.  He's not exactly in the habit of making bad decisions in these matter.  And I'm sure it was solely on merit, even if the headline seems to be sarcastically implying otherwise, because that's how he rolls.  Not to mention that, she's not exactly a smokin' hottie that would suddenly cause Mr. Buffett to think with his little wrinkled head rather than his big wrinkled head--she's kind of a large girl, it seems (on the right in the pic below):

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2013-06-12 04:55:31 PM  
Buffett is the one man on the planet that I believe would never make a decision with his junk. If he thinks she has something to offer, I would bet she does.
 
2013-06-12 04:55:33 PM  

Cyberluddite: Not to mention that, she's not exactly a smokin' hottie that would suddenly cause Mr. Buffett to think with his little wrinkled head rather than his big wrinkled head--she's kind of a large girl, it seems (on the right in the pic below):


From what I understand, Buffett pulls in way better looking tail than that.  So yeah, probably nothing to do with looks or favors.
 
2013-06-12 05:06:22 PM  
Stay classy, Subby.
 
2013-06-12 05:58:10 PM  

Cyberluddite: she's kind of a large girl, it seems


That's Omaha Waif
 
2013-06-12 06:01:19 PM  

Cyberluddite: --she's kind of a large girl, it seems (on the right in the pic below):



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2013-06-12 06:04:45 PM  
files.myopera.com

"boing"
 
2013-06-12 06:10:21 PM  
is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?
 
2013-06-12 06:13:19 PM  
Warren is an old fashioned kind of guy. He likes them with a little fat on them, or what they called them in the olden days when he was younger; "Rubenesqe".
 
2013-06-12 06:23:14 PM  

russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?


At 28 years old? VERY unlikely.
 
2013-06-12 06:32:40 PM  

Ambivalence: russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?

At 28 years old? VERY unlikely.


Unless you think that Warren Buffett has suddenly lapsed into senility--and there's certainly no evidence of that--I think mere fact that he picked her means the chances of her being very competent, regardless of her age, are approximately 100%.  Warren certainly didn't get where he is by picking incomptent people for high-level positions within his organization.  Quite the contrary.
 
2013-06-12 06:33:41 PM  
Good thing she has cankles too support all that weight...
 
2013-06-12 06:33:43 PM  

russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?


At giving blowjobs! Amirite?

/not really a misogynist, I just play one on Fark
 
2013-06-12 06:34:43 PM  
Anyone else notice how distorted her feet are from the attempt at shoving those ham hocks into those bitty heels?
 
2013-06-12 06:35:52 PM  

russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?


Not really. She may be competent, though.
/sharp knees
 
2013-06-12 06:38:25 PM  
Just remember that Warren likes buying companies that could be run by idiots because eventually they will be.
 
2013-06-12 06:41:37 PM  

RottNDude: Anyone else notice how distorted her feet are from the attempt at shoving those ham hocks into those bitty heels?


www.paternitypains.com

Al: I hate those complaint boxes they put in at the mall. A woman comes in the shoe store today, so huge she's protected by 'Green Peace', and ask for a size-4 shoe. So I asked her if she wants to eat them there or take them home, and she has the nerve to complain about my performance.

Peggy: Honey, I complain about youre performance all the time... you don't care. Sometimes you don't even wake up.

Al: Well unlike sex with you Peg, this is important to me.
 
2013-06-12 06:41:45 PM  

russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?


No cause she's kind of an uggo unless Buffett likes harpooning whales in his free time. I'm guessing this is probably a little nepotism via cronyism.
 
2013-06-12 06:49:13 PM  

karmaceutical: Cyberluddite: --she's kind of a large girl, it seems (on the right in the pic below):


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aaand favorited.    I appreciate your sense of humor and would like to subscribe to your newsletter.
 
2013-06-12 06:51:14 PM  

ShawnDoc: Cyberluddite: Not to mention that, she's not exactly a smokin' hottie that would suddenly cause Mr. Buffett to think with his little wrinkled head rather than his big wrinkled head--she's kind of a large girl, it seems (on the right in the pic below):

From what I understand, Buffett pulls in way better looking tail than that.  So yeah, probably nothing to do with looks or favors.


What? Buffet has been with the same woman for like 45 years.
 
2013-06-12 06:55:01 PM  

Ambivalence: At 28 years old? A woman? VERY unlikely.


Fixed for actual meaning.
 
2013-06-12 06:56:47 PM  

machoprogrammer: ShawnDoc: Cyberluddite: Not to mention that, she's not exactly a smokin' hottie that would suddenly cause Mr. Buffett to think with his little wrinkled head rather than his big wrinkled head--she's kind of a large girl, it seems (on the right in the pic below):

From what I understand, Buffett pulls in way better looking tail than that.  So yeah, probably nothing to do with looks or favors.

What? Buffet has been with the same woman for like 45 years.


Who's probably better looking.
 
2013-06-12 06:56:47 PM  

russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?


She could be very competent, but I believe that something else is the driving force of her accent.  I am not suggesting that it has anything to do with sexual activities either.  In the old boy's club of Finance and Investment, she has gone from a financial assistant to chairman of 4 companies in just 4 years!?!  I don't care if you have a Harvard MBA, Yale Law Degree, and letters from Oxford and Cambridge.  Buffett is the same guy who kicked out one of his top executives whom he had been grooming for years after there was a stock trade conflict of interest.

And before anyone starts to accuse me of being a misogynist, do you think Buffett, master of the long game, would allow a man to climb that fast either?
 
2013-06-12 07:03:11 PM  

NightOwl2255: Buffett is the one man on the planet that I believe would never make a decision with his junk. If he thinks she has something to offer, I would bet she does.


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2013-06-12 07:16:58 PM  

You Idiots: machoprogrammer: ShawnDoc: Cyberluddite: Not to mention that, she's not exactly a smokin' hottie that would suddenly cause Mr. Buffett to think with his little wrinkled head rather than his big wrinkled head--she's kind of a large girl, it seems (on the right in the pic below):

From what I understand, Buffett pulls in way better looking tail than that.  So yeah, probably nothing to do with looks or favors.

What? Buffet has been with the same woman for like 45 years.

Who's probably better looking.


I see what you did there... Good point
 
2013-06-12 07:17:19 PM  

machoprogrammer: ShawnDoc: Cyberluddite: Not to mention that, she's not exactly a smokin' hottie that would suddenly cause Mr. Buffett to think with his little wrinkled head rather than his big wrinkled head--she's kind of a large girl, it seems (on the right in the pic below):

From what I understand, Buffett pulls in way better looking tail than that.  So yeah, probably nothing to do with looks or favors.

What? Buffet has been with the same woman for like 45 years.


All he has to do is sing 'Cheeseburger in Paradise' and women take off their panties and toss them at him.
 
2013-06-12 07:39:55 PM  
 
2013-06-12 07:40:14 PM  

Ambivalence: russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?

At 28 years old? VERY unlikely.


Exactly!  There no way that 28 y.o. woman could possibly talented and competent.

/ rolls eyes
 
2013-06-12 07:45:04 PM  
Everybody drop it with the Buffet love.  It's all bullshiat.

His entire business was built around exploiting insurance tax loopholes from the 60's until the 90's.  Since then he is the epitome of the crony capitalist, investing in deals when the President literally gives him a guarantee.
 
2013-06-12 07:55:15 PM  

uselessgit: Warren is an old fashioned kind of guy. He likes them with a little fat on them, or what they called them in the olden days when he was younger; "Rubenesqe""corn fed".


Fixed...after all, we're talking Omaha here.
 
2013-06-12 08:07:06 PM  
She's curvy, cute, certainly smart, and now, probably pretty wealthy. I'd happily short her pink sheets, if you know what I mean...
 
2013-06-12 08:10:47 PM  
I think the headline should read "Country Buffet selects 28 year old woman to blah blah blah".
 
2013-06-12 08:55:26 PM  

NightOwl2255: Buffett is the one man on the planet that I believe would never make a decision with his junk.


I believe he would, just not executive selections where real money's at stake.  I don't think the guy's a god, but I figure if he boned a woman with any amount of money involved in the decision it'd be an escort, and paid her as an escort to be an escort and nothing other than an escort.
 
2013-06-12 09:03:51 PM  
She was probably less frat bro than most of the other 24 year olds who were related to someone that knows Buffett personally she was competing with.
 
2013-06-12 09:15:12 PM  

Ambivalence: russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?

At 28 years old? VERY unlikely.


Steve Jobs was 21 at the introduction of the Apple I.

He was 25 when Apple went public, selling $100M in shares.

Some people are born freakishly competent.
 
2013-06-12 09:18:33 PM  

DSF6969: And before anyone starts to accuse me of being a misogynist, do you think Buffett, master of the long game, would allow a man to climb that fast either?


Assuring your company has young talent is the long game.

/ Now we can start to call you a misogynist
 
2013-06-12 09:20:25 PM  

BiffDangler: Everybody drop it with the Buffet love.  It's all bullshiat.

His entire business was built around exploiting insurance tax loopholes from the 60's until the 90's.  Since then he is the epitome of the crony capitalist, investing in deals when the President literally gives him a guarantee.


That, too. Plus, he is all "Billionaires should pay more taxes", while his company exploits loopholes out the wazoo. Plus, he doesn't give his money away until he dies, while again, saying the rich should pay their share.
 
2013-06-12 09:32:46 PM  

jaytkay: Ambivalence: russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?

At 28 years old? VERY unlikely.

Steve Jobs was 21 at the introduction of the Apple I.

He was 25 when Apple went public, selling $100M in shares.

Some people are born freakishly competent.


And lucky.. you forgot lucky.
 
2013-06-12 09:35:22 PM  

machoprogrammer: while his company exploits loopholes out the wazoo


Would it be smart to ignore legal loopholes and allow his competitors to use them?
 
2013-06-12 09:39:14 PM  

AeAe: Ambivalence: russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?

At 28 years old? VERY unlikely.

Exactly!  There no way that 28 y.o. woman could possibly talented and competent.

/ rolls eyes


Sure a 28 year old (man or woman, I was not commenting on gender) can be talented and/or competent, but if that is all you needed many many more people would be qualified to be a CEO of a huge corporation. But it takes more than that. It takes an in depth knowledge of the industry and business that really only comes from experience.
 
2013-06-12 09:40:16 PM  

The_Eliminator: jaytkay: Ambivalence: russlar: is it possible, just maybe, that in addition to being attractive, she just might be competent?

At 28 years old? VERY unlikely.

Steve Jobs was 21 at the introduction of the Apple I.

He was 25 when Apple went public, selling $100M in shares.

Some people are born freakishly competent.

And lucky.. you forgot lucky.


Young and want to "get lucky"? Start looking for the next Apple. Hint: it won't be another e-commerce company, any more than it'll be another telcom, oil driller or PC maker. Maybe genomics? I don't know, but when another technology wave hits you'll want to pour your savings into it. How do you think your parents got rich from the 80's on? Yeah, it was the Apples of the world then...it'll be something else next.
 
2013-06-12 10:33:13 PM  

NightOwl2255: Buffett is the one man on the planet that I believe would never make a decision with his junk. If he thinks she has something to offer, I would bet she does.


He can afford to buy any escort in the world at any time. If he needs a misstress, he doesn't have to give her three companies, or even a desk.
 
2013-06-12 10:54:59 PM  
Ambivalence:
Sure a 28 year old (man or woman, I was not commenting on gender) can be talented and/or competent, but if that is all you needed many many more people would be qualified to be a CEO of a huge corporation. But it takes more than that. It takes an in depth knowledge of the industry and business that really only comes from experience.

After seeing what the older generation has done to our economy by gutting our manufacturing capacity, shipping every job they possibly can overseas and generally being dicks to the stateside employees that do remain, all for the sake of a quarter point rise in the stock price, I'm OK with letting somebody with a little less experience farking everyone over have a shot at it.

/Somehow I imagine business school teaches that as the only way to do things anymore
//We're screwed, aren't we?
 
2013-06-12 11:02:16 PM  
Yeah, but how disappointed do you think she was when she found out she wasn't going to be working for a buffet?
 
2013-06-12 11:20:46 PM  

demaL-demaL-yeH: Harvard MBA?
Note to self: Start shorting Berkshire if she's promoted to CEO.


If she's getting anywhere with Warren it's because she's teachable. I'd like to teach her a few things in the bedroom yada yada.

What can I say, I'm always worried I'll break skinny chicks. What I really want's an WNBA player.
 
2013-06-12 11:29:01 PM  

Uzzah: cute


nnnnnnnnnnope
 
2013-06-13 12:24:02 AM  
Ms. Britt "takes care of all kinds of things that come up," Mr. Buffett told college students in Omaha last month

Penis.
 
2013-06-13 12:56:12 AM  

machoprogrammer: What? Buffet has been with the same woman for like 45 years.


Yeah, but for the first 27 he was still married.
/I'm not saying he's boinking this girl, but his love life has been strange.
 
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