popularity

Ernst & Young’s Jim Turley Is the Justin Bieber of Accounting

Do you like your firm's CEO? It's really an odd question. When I worked at KPMG, Tim Flynn was at the helm and he seemed likable enough, but I only knew him through scripted emails and one very bizarre townhall meeting at the Javits Center when Stephen Colbert showed up.  I guess the more important question […]

Did You Know The IRS Is Four Times More Popular Than Congress?

It’s a pretty sad reflection of the current state of affairs in my homebase of Washington, DC if the IRS, Paris Hilton, Nixon circa Watergate and the BP oil spill have a higher approval rating than the 112th Congress.


According to Chris Cillizza in WaPo, the only thing less popular than Congress is Fidel Castro.

And as we already know, the Fed is less popular than the IRS too.