Black People : AIG vs Lynching

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  1. Corvo

    Corvo navigator of live MEMBER

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    http://money.cnn.com/2013/09/24/news/companies/aig-ceo-bonuses/index.html

    AIG CEO: Criticisms of bonuses 'just as bad' as lynchings

    AIG CEO Benmosche says opposition to Wall Street and AIG bonuses were "
    money.cnn.com


    In an interview with the Wall Street Journal published Tuesday, Benmosche dismissed the criticism of bonuses saying the uproar "was intended to stir public anger, to get everybody out there with their pitch forks and their hangman nooses, and all that - sort of like what we did in the Deep South [decades ago]. And I think it was just as bad and just as wrong."

    Asked for a comment about the quotes, AIG released a statement from Benmosche saying, "It was a poor choice of words. I never meant to offend anyone by it."

    http://rt.com/shows/keiser-report/episode-503-max-keiser-437/
    Episode 503 RT — Keiser Report
    rt.com


    RT has a great take on this news, please watch part of this program.


    AIG chief under fire for equating bonus attacks to lynching ...
    AIG declined to comment further...Lynching, the practice of killing people by extrajudicial mob action, occurred in the United States in the 1800s through the 1960s. It is associated with re-imposition of white supremacy in the South after the Civil War.

    I did not see this in main-street midia.
     
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    You wont. Big money hushes a lot of things up





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  3. Kadijah

    Kadijah Banned MEMBER

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    I find it interesting (interesting "odd") that he'd use that analogy. Betcha he never used it on behalf of a black person under attack. :huh:
     
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