Cleveland Clinic CEO Throws Taxpayers Under the Bus


The man who dreamed up and championed the Medical Mart that will cost county taxpayers $800 million, seems to have suddenly gone laissez-faire about the project. Some might even say Cleveland Clinic CEO Delos “Toby” Cosgrove’s recent comments sound downright flippant.

In a comprehensive article somewhat critical of the Med Mart’s chances of success, Bloomberg News reported Monday that Cosgrove didn’t see many disadvantages to it. Fair enough, although when doling out so much cash, it would have been more encouraging to hear that he sees few, or zero disadvantages. But then, there was this: