This is the guy who paid back his investors and shut down his fund after scoring the biggest gains in history for his investors.
“I was in this game for money,” the 37 year old Lahde wrote. “The
low-hanging fruit, i.e. idiots whose parents paid for prep school, Yale
and then the Harvard MBA, was there for the taking. These people who
were (often) truly not worthy of the education they received (or
supposedly received) rose to the top of companies such as AIG, Bear
Stearns and Lehman Brothers and all levels of our government.”
“All of this behavior supporting the Aristocracy, only ended up making
it easier for me to find people stupid enough to take the other sides
of my trades. God Bless America.”
He ended his rant by arguing for the legalization of marijuana. All in all, Andrew Lahde seems a lot more interesting than your typical hedge fund manager.