From Zero Hedge here:
..in what may be his first paid speaking arrangement, Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at Cantor Fitzgerald’s healthcare conference this September, setting the benchmark for how much an hour of the former president’s time will cost going forward.
Continuing the fantastic Democratic neoliberal/Clinton invented having your cake and eat it too.
Yes you can be a defender of the little people while you get $400k for speaking to Wall Street trading houses!
They’re not buying access or favors — they do it for the fun!