Let me see if I understand you folks correctly.
A robber steals $100 from you and gets away in a taxi. As he leaves the taxi, he gives the taxi driver two cents, I repeat, two cents. You don't get mad about the hundred dollars that the robber just stole from you, but you want to kill the taxi driver over the two cents!
This is what Congress has just done to you. AIG executives are the taxi driver and Congress is the robber. The trillion dollars Congress just robbed you of, and the two hundred million dollars executive bonuses at AIG equals the one hundred dollars versus the two cents given in the example. Are you awake now after this free lesson in economic policy in practice? Do the math. Now who is it you are mad at?
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