“A.I.G.” = “arrogance, incompetence and greed”
That's what Representative Paul Hodes, Democrat of New Hampshire, said today.
Overwhelmed? Outraged? Confused? Duped? All of the above? Yeah, you and every other taxpayer/shareholder. But fear not, this latest bit of news offers some comic relief: AIG Chief Edward M. Liddy offers a solution to this whole mess--simply ask some of the recipients of the bonuses to give back half of the money! There! All better! Because that get's to the heart of the problem, now doesn't it?
Um, nope. What's the real problem? This post by Chris Bowers at OpenLeft goes a long way in answering that question. Check it out.