Where would you take your family and friends for a dining experience? Keep in mind that money is no object when you're among the highest paid CEOs in the TARP pool of '08. Also keep in mind you're Buffett's favorite boy.
And Dear Small Business Owner, don't fret. Ken wasn't thinking about the demise of your business as he forked the decadent culinary delights into his mouth. He wasn't thinking about the e-mails and voice mails you had left questioning his leadership capabilities. No, no, no. He and his attorney-wife didn't think about you once when it came time to pay for the meal.
He slid the once-revered Black Card to the waiter... the only way I would rewrite this: "We're sorry, Mr. Chenault... but it seems there is a problem with your card. It has been declined."