Slate has compiled a list of the largest givers to charity for the past year. It also shows what charities got the loot, as it were.
What struck me was that five of the top ten donors gave to their own charities. I have no doubt that some of these captive foundations do some good work. I know of at least one that does not, but still qualifies as a charity.
But somehow it strikes me as a little self-aggrandizing and not really very charitable to do that.
I miss Mr. Anonymous sometimes.