Skip to comments.President Obama walks on both sides of Wall Street
Posted on 11/08/2011 5:26:40 PM PST by Driftwood1
On the one hand, there is the former community organizer Obama. This Obama has made it clear in recent weeks that he is at one with the Occupy Wall Street protesters, saying, for example, when ABC asked how he viewed the demonstrators, that "the most important thing we can do right now is those of us in leadership letting people know that we understand their struggles and we are on their side. ..."
Obama coming down on the side of demonstrators carrying signs demanding the arrest of investment bankers and other "masters of the universe" shouldn't come as a surprise because bashing "the rich" and "the one percent" has been among the chief executive's favorite rhetorical gambits. Readers may recall the December 2009 tongue-lashing that the president delivered right before meeting with a delegation of Wall Street and big bank executives: "I did not run for office to be helping out a bunch of fat cat bankers on Wall Street," Obama said. "They're still puzzled why is it that people are mad at the banks. Well, let's see. You guys are drawing down $10, $20 million bonuses after America went through the worst economic year that it's gone through in -- in decades, and you guys caused the problem. And we've got 10 percent unemployment." Such comments are of a piece with Obama's virulent class warfare rhetoric about "millionaires" and "corporate jets."
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Bo is worth 10.5 million what does that make him a 2%?
Wall Street is a ‘progressive’ bunch make no mistake about it.
Compare the $77B made during Bush’s eight years to the $83B made during Obama’s TWO years. WS just paying dues to Obama.
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