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  •  Why assume it was an "AIG protector"? (0+ / 0-)

    Maybe (just maybe, not definitely, because it's all speculation) someone on the Obama team just wanted to avoid the expense and distraction of lawsuits, probably going all the way to the Supreme Court, from those who had contractual agreements regarding bonuses.  

    They may have been considering the expense of the lawsuits and the possibility of losing, or they may have anticipated a press frenzy about the US government stepping in to abrogate legal contracts (missing, of course, the real PR disaster and press frenzy over bonuses for those who deserved manacles, not millions.)

    Some people fight fire with fire. Professionals use water.

    by Happy Days on Thu Mar 19, 2009 at 11:32:34 AM PDT

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