Ron Burkle

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    Despising Jeffrey Epstein

    As long as we’re on the subject of Ron Burkle, we might as well note that there’s something not-quite-right about the criticism of the guy leveled by that celebrity-and-media gossip blog called Gawker. More particularly, Gawker has been challenging the notion that Burkle “despises” Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy money manager indicted earlier this year after […]

    / Nov 28, 2006 at 10:25 AM
  • Ron Burkle, Yucaipa

    Ron Burkle’s Shopping Cart Is Full Of Politicos

    The notion that California’s Supermarket King Ron Burkle is not a political entrepreneur—someone who has used his connections with politicians to profit—is unsustainable. But, of course, Burkle manages to sustain exactly that notion. The Forbes article that got so much attention from Gawker yesterday (mostly on the question of whether Burkle is or is not […]

    / Nov 28, 2006 at 10:08 AM
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    Burkle, Cont’d: Money vs. Ego

    Per last week’s speculation that Ron Burkle’s divorce records may be sealed because he wants people to think he has more money than he does, Jared Stern writes in: Burkle is actually worth much, much more than everyone thinks. In the divorce battle, the less $$ they can prove he has, the less he has […]

    / Apr 17, 2006 at 10:16 AM
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    Ron Burkle Conspiracy Theories

    For those of you still trying to parse the Ron Burkle/Jared Paul Stern situation: One conspiracy theory circulating on the West Coast (and espoused by one of Burkle’s rivals) is that Burkle had his divorce records sealed because they would disclose that he’s not worth as much as people think he is and that his […]

    / Apr 12, 2006 at 9:37 AM

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