Apple and the Widow in Careful, or You’ll End Up in My Novel. A blog by Mel Hopkins Posted August 16, 2018 · Report reply On 8/12/2018 at 6:49 PM, richardmurray said: De blasio today suggest a certain philosophical merit must come before fiscal profiteering when the fiscal profiteering is the philosophical merit. It doesn't get any "truer" than this... Except I think black people want to take the moral high ground and make money too. I think you may have a point though. It's nearly impossible for the two to exists. Robert Johnson learned quickly and emerged as the hip-hop era's first billionaire.