One demagogue after another in Europe tried to stigmatise Jews as money-grubbers
, fifth-columnists and international conspirators.
These connotations, both as deployed by the state and as sometimes found in the wider culture, include the ideas that women traders are money-grubbers
, have low education, lack culture and neglect their families.
During their meeting, Clinton said Russia were "fixated on Napoleon and Hitler", that China thought the west were "money-grubbers
" and that people in France were "paid to stay unemployed for long periods".
Of course, the money-grubbers
in Government and at the ECB were never going to understand an argument which didn't focus solely on the bottom line.
But if it is really being lost to money-grubbers
exploiting crazy EU rules, I think it should be thoroughly debated before it is too late.
The bar examiners and disciplinary process do that very well, but we have failed to properly deal with the perception by the public that we are all liars, cheats, and money-grubbers
Liberal capitalism in particular, especially as these critics saw it developing in the United States, produces a society of money-grubbers
, in which a hollow materialism displaces other "higher" values.
Lady Amaranth is rich and generous, but the money-grubbers
around her have no qualms about evicting poor tenants.