Gustavo Ballvé on August 30th, 2011
Corporate Governance, Food for thought, Home, Signal or Noise

Buffett turns 81 today and, according to Berkshire staff, he’s celebrating it by running the company just like any other day. Almost so: Berkshire has actually taken the unusual step of issuing a press release to counter a Wall Street Journal editorial that came out today. As we have posted a few days ago (and updated here), Buffett’s tax editorial on the NY Times caused some extreme reactions – some of the harshest coming from the WSJ. We have no problem with differences of opinion, quite the contrary as Buysiders readers know. The problem is basing a personal attack story on a factual error. Fact-checking is never out of season…

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