Andrew Ross Sorkin on why we should pay AIG bonuses

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Outrage over the news that AIG employees will receive their enormous bonuses is widespread. Even President Obama suggested we simply tear up the bonus contracts and Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley suggested that the executives should consider doing the honorable thing a la seppuku. But not everyone thinks these bonuses are evil. One of those minority voices is Andrew Ross Sorkin, chief acquisitions and mergers correspondent for our partner, the New York Times, and he is here to make the case for the AIG bonuses.

For more, read Andrew Ross Sorkin's article, The Case for Paying Out Bonuses at A.I.G. in today's New York Times.

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