I liked it better when I was just pissing everybody off, but now I piss people off and they expect it.

“If he lasts four years, I’ll be there to kick his ass.” The famously brash billionaire whose favorite pastime is to drop hints about running for office was speaking about someone who just three years ago was in the same position. And, like the president, Mark Cuban doesn’t pull his punches. “I was the class fuckup,” he told the audience at yesterday’s OZY Fest in New York’s Central Park, while trading blows with comedian Samantha Bee and former governor Jeb Bush in a discussion about education policy. The 58-year-old businessman and investor turned “shark” on ABC’s Emmy-winning investment reality show Shark Tank started out selling garbage bags as a 12-year-old to pay for a pair of expensive basketball shoes. A software startup, some canny investment decisions and a few decades later, Cuban now has access to all the basketball merchandise he wants as the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and a Forbes-estimated net worth of $3.4 billion. We caught up with one of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs before he walked on stage at OZY Fest — to get his take on everything from how to pitch the Sharks to how sports team ownership has changed. This interview has been…


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