I'm Drew Breunig and I obsess about technology, media, language, and culture. I live in New York, studied anthropology, and work at PlaceIQ.

People who don’t have money don’t understand the stress. Could you imagine what it’s like to say I got three kids in private school, I have to think about pulling them out? How do you do that?

Alan Dlugash, a partner at accounting firm Marks Paneth & Shron LLP in New York who specializes in financial planning for the wealthy, is having some trouble dealing with shrinking bonuses.

The Rich Person Gaffe (RPG) is more and more frequent these days. I’d bet it’s on the rise due to increasingly imbalanced wealth distribution and cuts in journalist income. You’d think people like Dlugash and Romney could afford to invest in a media coach.

With a bit of marketing this could be a growing industry for out of work PR professionals: Rich Person Gaffe Consultant.

(Via Bloomburg)

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