DURST: Mickey Mouse Protesting
Responding to new estimates that Disney's golden parachute for Mike Ovitz will peak out at $140 million including stock options, employees of the Mouse are organizing demonstrations protesting the buyout. These are not what you call the Happiest Employees on Earth here. Understandably. To minumum wage part timers, excuse me, cast members, without benefits, $140 million is a lot of money. We're talking 50 for every man woman and child in America. I don't know about you, but I could use mine to buy a paper and see how Disney's stock is doing. To put it into sharper perspective I came up with a list of other things you could get with that kind of money.* One seventh of a B-2 Bomber.* The loose change jar on Bill Gates dresser.* 28 million man hours at the Indonesian Nike factory.* 8 more murder liabilities for OJ Simpson.* 1,560,000 months of the Disney Channel. But not HBO.* Dinner for two at the airport of your choice.* 700 million packages of ramen noodles.* 3 tons of medicinal marijuana. Enough to write and animate 200straight to video sequels of "Alladin".* Mickey Mouse watches for the entire population of Haiti.* 2800 nights, or 7 years, 8 months and 4 days in the LincolnBedroom.Will Durst thanks Mr. Ovitz for his contribution to humor.