Hewlett-Packard CEO, fired after
disastrous eleven-month reign, gets
$13 million in termination benefits.
         —news reports

One job’s a job I never would forgo.
That job, of course, is being CEO.
According to the customs now prevailing,
It pays a lot—and pays you more for failing.
It must be nice to have a job wherein
You cannot lose, for if you lose you win.