You know what pisses me off? Executive compensation. At some point in the past, people decided it would be a good idea to tie executive pay to the company’s overall performance by compensating them with stock instead of hard cash. Somewhere along the line that got bastardized into giving these executives so much stock that they make out like bandits no matter how ineptly they manage their companies. The article doesn’t even get to the real joke on most of the people who work for a living: if CEOs actually screw up so badly that they get fired, they generally get a huge severence package that leaves them independently wealthy.