Monday’s Column: The AIG Red Herring

If you are running out of a bank you just robbed carrying a big bag of money, and the police are coming, what’s one of your options? If you can find somebody who’s carrying their own bag, you point at them and yell “stop the thief!” Then everybody starts chasing that guy. At least, that’s how the AIG thing has worked out for Congress and the president.

Give a read to “The ABC’s of AIG” for the story on how and why so many are being suckered.

Author: Doug Powers

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