What Were Gary Cohn and Lloyd Blankfein Whispering About During Obama’s Speech?

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"Dude, the president just mentioned your balls!" Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

According to The Wall Street Journal, at one point during Obama's speech yesterday, Goldman Sachs chief operating officer Gary Cohn and CEO Lloyd Blankfien had a little whisper-fest.


Both Goldman executives quietly commented to one another when Mr. Obama used the phrase "financial weapons of mass destruction," first coined by billionaire investor Warren Buffett.

Hmmm, what do you think they were saying?

A Scolding for Wall Street Honchos [WSJ]