Radler, David

This unspectacular little man was the axe Conrad Black kept in his back pocket while he was draining the gravy from his various companies. Radler was the most-hated man in Canadian newspaper offices until the Aspers came along, and his memory, even after his conviction on criminal charges, still gives newspapermen nightmares. Eventually he turned in his old boss in exchange for a reduced. Don’t the privileged classes know that if you keep an axe in your back pocket, sooner or later it’s going to cut your ass, too?

Return to the Dooney's Dictionary index.