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Friday, Feb 01, 2002
"The billionaire financier George Soros was host of a party with Klaus Schwab, the Swiss business professor who created and rules over the World Economic Forum, on Wednesday in honor of "social entrepreneurs" — that's philanthropists, not climbers. When told of the Elton John extravaganza — seated dinner and a serenade by Sir Elton — his eyes widened in disbelief.
"I wasn't invited," Mr. Soros said. "Then again, the traffic is so bad I don't want to go anywhere."