During a livestream held on Periscope entitled Media = bad. Australia, too., Shkreli asked if anyone had questions regarding the “dumbass kids” who apparently achieved the equivalent of “mixing baking soda and vinegar.”
— Martin Shkreli (@MartinShkreli) December 2, 2016
Mocking the students’ success – along with sharing his largely baseless assumptions that people saw the kids’ triumph as a market-ready competitor to the exorbitantly exxy Daraprim – Shkreli said “it’s not easy to get approval. You don’t ask your principal for it.
‘Mr Principal, can you give me FDA approval?I cooked it up in fifteen minutes, can I sell it to dying people?’”
“I personally don’t care, it doesn’t change the amount of money I make, but it’s sort of embarrassing if you’re the media. It’s pathetic.”