Keiser is honest. The combination of intelligence and honesty necessarily means that a person cannot be “politically correct”. Those who are both intelligent and honest pose a special threat to the “system” since such people are capable of seeing and understanding the “system’s” criminal acts.
Third, he’s knowledgeable. He worked in the stock markets from a number or years and has an insider’s understanding of how markets and financial systems actually work.
Fourth, he’s articulate. That means he not only understands the system’s criminality, he is capable of communicating that understanding to others. That makes him even more dangerous to the “system”.
Fifth, and most troublesome of all, Keiser is passionate. He gives a damn about the truth. He’s more motivated by truth than money. That means he’s compelled to tell the truth. A man can be intelligent, honest, knowledgeable and articulate, but still be only potentially dangerous–so long as he keeps his mouth shut. But if that same man is passionate about the truth, he will be compelled to speak out in public to try to communicate and expose the truth to others. The only thing this system fears is public exposure. Therefore, the thing this system fears most of all is a man (or woman) who is passionate about the truth.
Thus, Max Keiser is truly a dangerous man. I admire him enormously. I even envy him.
But Keiser has another problems–at least with me. He’s appears impish. He could’ve been a great stand-up comic. He’s got that comedian’s “look”. So, every time I see him speak, I get the feeling that I’m watching a skit from Saturday Night Live. It’s distracting. Keiser is trying to communicate important and powerful information, but part of me keeps thinking “Saturday Night Live“. I keep waiting for a punch line, but instead I hear recommendations that people like Henry Paulson should be hanged. It’s hard to reconcile the seriousness of the subject matter and Keiser’s humorous style.
The contrast between the deadly import of Keiser’s subject matter Keiser and his style is “fascinating” (which, as Norman Mailer once observed, is both “attractive and repulsive”) and almost incapable of duplication. I don’t know of anyone else who can communicate such serious information with such humor.
But I’m also reminded that humor is one of the hallmarks of intelligence. Keiser’s humor only underscores his intellect.
Here’s one of Keiser’s most recent videos. It’s about 25 minutes long, but the first 13 minutes deal with the criminal acts (including probable murder) by the banksters led by Henry Paulson. Those 13 minutes are absolutely worth your time–even if they make you, too, sometimes think of Saturday Night Live.