Playing the victim after getting caught
Indians are eager to defend Rajat Gupta because we are too used to the powerful always getting away in India. Take a look at a short list
Rajat Gupta, for most Indians, was the ultimate success story. He had good looks, was well-educated (IIT-Delhi, Harvard Business School) and rose to the pinnacle of corporate glory when he became the first Indian to head the powerful McKinsey & Company, which calls itself “the trusted advisor to the world’s leading businesses, governments, and institutions.” As the CEO of McKinsey, this man was probably privy to more corporate secrets around the world than any other person. He certainly had easy access to every corporate and policy-maker in India, starting with the prime minister...
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