Dr. Michael Burry’s state-of-the-world UCLA commencement speech: “I bet against America and won”

Infamous for his prediction of the great recession, Europe’s demise, and the collapse of the US financial system (as well as profiting extremely handsomely from said predictions), so well captured in Michael Lewis’ book “The Big Short”.

UCLA’s Dr. Michael Burry undertakes UCLA’s Economics Department’s commencement speech with much aplomb. In this “age of infinite distraction”, the astounding truthiness of this 15 minute speech is stunning from single-sentence summation of Europe’s convulsions that “when the entitled elect themselves, the party accelerates, and the brutal hangover is inevitable” he reminds us that Californians, and indeed all Americans, should take note.

A quarter-of-an-hour well spent from a self-described ‘chicken-little’ who was “just trying to figure it all out”.

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CLhqjOzoyE[/youtube]

Source: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/dr-michael-big-short-burrys-brutal-hangover-inevitable-state-world-ucla-commencement-speech

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