Is this cope?
There was a video on Instagram of a bunch of guys near the subway in Midtown wearing a very similar outfit (dress shirt + slacks + dress shoes), and the comments were a little surprising. Most were pretty vitriolic and mocking ("NPC's", "they look like clowns", "suits 🤮", "probably IT guys", "capitalist slaves lmaooo"), comments like that. I mean sure, the guys wearing vests are a bit much, but oftentimes finance firm dress code dictates that we dress up like this. Is this just major cope??
I mean, are we not just going to work to afford to live here and maybe live a "comfortable" life if e get lucky and save/invest well?? Checking the commenters' profiles, many of them appear to be 250+ lbs, live in the midwest, and have never made even 50k/yr in their lives. Is it just general hate/dislike for Wall Street types? Do they think all of us caused the 2008 housing crisis?
Also, a bit unrelated but I saw a youtube video recently that was asking New Yorkers how much they think software engineers make on average and most were saying 60-90k. Is this true? Do most people think we are the IT guys with a thick accent that can fix your computer, and make 20/hr? If true, I will glady remove my job from my dating profiles. It's clear to me that people still think doctor = rich + good person, banker = rich + bad person, and engineer = poor + bad person.
Interested to hear your thoughts.