During a December ’09 60 Minutes interview with Steve Kroft Barack Obama railed against huge multi million dollar bonuses being paid out on Wall Street declaring, “I did not run for office to be helping out a bunch of fat cat bankers on Wall Street…”
Recalling his infamous promise of transparency within his administration, it seems transparently obvious he was trying to whip up populist anger towards Wall Street and the “fat cats” pulling in tons of money while millions of Americans were losing their jobs.
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Now listening to Barack Hussein Obama speak is a lot like watching a Roger Federer Andy Roddick tennis match.
Or a fish flopping around on the dock, or the ballet dancer Rahm Enamuel spinning around in circles on a slick wooden floor…
Less than three months after his December 13, 2009 60 Minutes chit chat we have yet another Obama flip flop or lie or whatever one wishes to call it:
President Barack Obama said he doesn’t “begrudge” the $17 million bonus awarded to JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon or the $9 million issued to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO Lloyd Blankfein, noting that some athletes take home more pay.
The president, speaking in an interview, said in response to a question that while $17 million is “an extraordinary amount of money” for Main Street, “there are some baseball players who are making more than that and don’t get to the World Series either, so I’m shocked by that as well.”
“I know both those guys; they are very savvy businessmen,” Obama said in the interview yesterday in the Oval Office with Bloomberg BusinessWeek, which will appear on newsstands Friday. “I, like most of the American people, don’t begrudge people success or wealth. That is part of the free- market system”….read the rest here>>>
Obama has let it be known he is certainly no fan of the free market system but you can bet your upside down mortgage he’s tight with these fat cat Wall Street bankers who will be receiving millions in bonuses. After all we know Jamie Dimon has made several visits to the White House. Heck, even more than that America hating shyster George Soros!