Originally Posted by Eugene
Well, I'm sure all the populist furor over salaries and bonuses and so forth will dissipate over time. At least I hope so. I'm already as sick to death of it as I was sick to death of all the patriotic furor at the start of the Iraq war. I don't need people telling me how much money I CAN make any more than I need people telling me how critical of government I CAN be. It's two sides of the same coin, and that coin doesn't say "Liberty" across the face.
I agree. However, accepting millions in bonuses from a company when taxpayer money is used to bail out that very same company is neither smart nor ethical. Seriously, could these guys have not anticipated the outrage of doing that? Are they that
out of touch with the American public?
Remember the campaign slogan "Country First?"