February 8, 2009

From the Washington Post:
Capitalist Punishment by Harold Meyerson
We demand that welfare recipients do an honest day's work for their checks.

[W]hat's the moral distinction between welfare recipients and the wizards of Wall Street, other than that the welfare recipients aren't the ones responsible for tanking the global economy?

Is this any way to treat our best and our brightest? The guys who shuttered our industrial base, indebted us to Communist China, hooked us on plastic and subprime mortgages, bought our politicians, eluded our regulations, wiped out our retirement plans -- and then turned to us for help when their house of debt collapsed? Damn straight it is. Bring on the pillories.

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libhom said...

Can we burn them at the stake? Can we?

two crows said...

We'll have to form a line, I imagine.