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Say what you want about insurance giant AIG, at least they don't do hate radio.
AIG's spectacular downward spiral includes $441 billion in credit default swaps and a 95% drop in stock value in 2008. The company was bailed out by the federal government.
Now former CEO of AIG Hank Greenberg is suing the government for $25 billion, claiming the terms were too harsh:
[Greenberg's] latest offensive is a $25 billion lawsuit filed against the federal government for, he alleges, forcing AIG to accept an $85 billion bailout at a 14.5 percent interest rate and then taking over the company without providing just compensation in September 2008
On Wednesday a StopRush volunteer received a communication from AIG's director of global branding saying that AIG was making it clear to their ad buying firm that they do not wish for their ads to air on Rush Limbaugh's radio show.
AIG is the 2,472nd advertiser to distance itself from Limbaugh's program.
Tomorrow marks one year since Rush Limbaugh's vicious attack on Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke--the beginning of the StopRush movement. Stay tuned for a special one year anniversary diary tomorrow morning.
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