The author exposes Buffett's cynicism and contempt for American working people in reference to the latter's article in the NY Times lauding the government for its bailout of the financial institutions. The author points out how the bailouts directly benefited Buffett's investments in Goldman Sachs. Collins responds to Buffett with this statement:
Mr. Buffett. You are no different than Goldman Sachs and the other exploiters funded by the hard work of everyone other than those who reap the benefits of that work.