A reporter at Politics Daily eavesdropped on their conversation, in which Sharpton finds out that Blankfein didn’t grow up middle class. Now this is a Blankfein the Rev can get on board with!
Blankfein: Where’d you grow up?
Sharpton: I grew up on East Flatbush.
Blankfein: Linden Projects (speaking of himself).
Sharpton: Really? No.
Blankfein: Yeah. Really.
Sharpton: You were middle class though, in Linden Projects.
Blankfein: No….That was only the Boulevard. If you made $90, you lived in Linden Projects, if you made $92 you had to move.
Sharpton: That’s true, that’s true. You know what you’re talking about…I never knew that about you.
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