Worship

He appeared on pages that mattered, donated to the right charities, got invited to all prominent do’s. The PR was perfect, more than his business was.

But all was not well in La-La land. Debts had been mounting. Financial institutions were not willing to lend any more.

Then… newspapers flashed news of his suicide. The suicide note blamed banks and tax authorities of harassment. The sympathy wave did not stop to think that tax evasion and default is not honest. The image he had so carefully built could over-ride logic.

A painstakingly carved out rock star, even in death…..

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