NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Burton Capital Management chairman and CEO Robert Burton's reaction to University of Connecticut hiring a new football coach without his approval was considered the dumbest thing on Wall Street this week by readers of TheStreet.

As of late Friday, about 37% of the 465 readers that took our poll thought that Burton's five-page missive to UConn regarding his disapproval of the newly hired football coach was particularly dumb.

Last week, Burton threw a hissy fit when UConn's athletic director Jeff Hathaway hired a new football coach without seeking his input.

Burton, who happens to be the football program's biggest donor, wrote a five-page statement to UConn explaining how the choice of former Syracuse football coach Paul Pasqualoni had besmirched the Burton family. He didn't forget to make note of the more than $7 million he had given to UConn and its football program.

Burton also outlined eight punishments he would be doling out, all of which amounted to pulling funding from various school and football programs.

Certainly it's his right to use his money how he sees fit, but somewhere along the line Burton confused the words "donor" and "owner."

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission's 633 page report concerning the factors that led up to the financial meltdown in 2008 was considered dumb by 27% of voters.

In a report released on Jan. 27, the FCIC laid out its indictment of Wall Street titans including Goldman Sachs ( GS) and Bank of America ( BAC), extinct Wall Street species like Merrill Lynch ( ML), and lenders that were synonymous with the mortgage crisis, like Countrywide Financial.

The report chides government entities such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve in a way that would make Fed-buster Ron Paul very happy.

Truth be told, 633 pages may not be enough to do justice to the idiocy that passed for an advanced, well-functioning economy in the period leading up to the crisis. Phil Angelides, the commission's chairman, who went head-to-head with many financial bigwigs during the FCIC hearing process -- and even forced Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett to testify under order of subpoena -- took issue with the idea that no one could have seen this crisis coming.

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