After getting that bailout for being reckless and stupid, AIG paid themselves bonuses. An act that crystallized for the many the sociopathic and parasitic nature of Wall Street. But according to AIG’s CEO, Robert Benmosche, the banksters were the real victims.
|By: DSWright Wednesday September 25, 2013 11:35 am|
|By: dakine01 Thursday August 18, 2011 6:24 pm|
Well, here we go again. As usual, the past couple of weeks there have been a few articles on how the economy really isn’t THAT bad. In fact, that was a large part of the title of this article from McClatchy while USA Today offered up this from a Maria Bartiromo interview with the head of AIG, Robert Benosche (with a McCainesque “There’s a core of strength to the economy”). However once again, the reality on the ground rears up to refute the cheerleaders. Today’s (Thursday, August 18) Initial Unemployment Claims report for last week is out and the numbers are back over the dreaded 400k line once again (via Reuters):
|By: Rayne Thursday November 12, 2009 6:35 pm|
AIG’s CEO Robert Benmosche is one arrogant and clueless piece of work — like a reincarnation of Marie Antoinette.