Airbear From Australia, joined May 2001, 642 posts, RR: 2 Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2382 times:
Yes. VB is turning into yet another rich boys plaything, and it is a credit to the staff that - sofar, at least - the VB service and atmosphere hasn't suffered. It wouldn't be very nice not knowing who is paying your salary from one week to the next!
Going back to the beginning of their "partnership", Branson & Corrigan was always a marriage made in hell, and there was never any real pretense even for the benefit of "the media", that they were amicable partners.
This story still has a long, long way to run yet, and I think "there will be tears before bedtime", as the saying goes.