fat-cat


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fat-cat

[ˈfætkæt] ADJ a fat-cat industrialistun opulento industrial
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POWER station operator Drax suffered a shareholder revolt yesterday over fat-cat pay and political donations.
In contrast, the fat-cat one percent aided by most Republicans and some Democrats are grabbing the wealth solely for themselves, including the tax money that ought be spent on potholes, and especially for education.
What's even more remarkable is that Mr James rails against that "boozy despot" Jean-Claude Juncker and his "fat-cat Brussels cronies", while wheeling out that even more boozy despot and fat-cat Brussels crony, Nigel Farage, in support of his hopelessly wrongheaded argument.
He can't possibly understand how huge numbers of ordinary people don't have enough to find even a few extra pounds a week to pay for the failings of the fat-cat bankers and the right-wing dogma of fat-cat ministers.
Nobody, and certainly not fat-cat bosses like Sean FitzPatrick and David Drumm, were going to shout stop.
The Conservatives yesterday accused "Labour cronies" at the Big Lottery Fund of spending more than pounds 77 million a year on fat-cat salaries and administration.
Extra points for resisting fear-mongering of fat-cat industry lobbyists.
Liberal Democrats in Cardiff staged a fat-cat demo outside County Hall to highlight plans to cut council allowances.