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Ingrateful Bastards

One hopes that this segment by Jon Stewart was the reason AIG decided to not sue the US Government for $25 billion:

Well, I guess unbridled greed does have at least one limit — public embarrassment.

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6 Comments

  1. Dan wrote:

    IIUC, it was some shareholders, not AIG itself, that initiated the lawsuit? Are Greenberg et al. pushing ahead with their lawsuit?

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 6:39 am | Permalink
  2. George Lowry wrote:

    A great day for good old fashioned public shaming.

    I’m persuaded that these plaintiffs were aggregated by trolling attorneys.

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 9:09 am | Permalink
  3. Dave, TN wrote:

    maybe AIG should go somewhere else and re-finance their loan. I’m am sure one of those payday or car title loan outfits will accommodate them to their satisfaction (or take them to the cleaners). Maybe gold for cash will work with ‘em.

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 7:12 pm | Permalink
  4. PatriotSGT wrote:

    That should teach us about bailing those types of bastards out, but it probably won’t. :(

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 8:08 pm | Permalink
  5. reset bios password wrote:

    [this was spam, which I deleted. -iron]

    Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:22 am | Permalink
  6. Anonymous wrote:

    An ad got through. Can we burn this guy at the stake?

    Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:55 am | Permalink