Here’s a little something guaranteed to make you feel good: President Obama’s pay czar, Kenneth Feinberg, released a list of 17 financial institutions that paid “ill-advised” bonuses during the financial crisis. How much you ask? $1.6 billion in payouts to their top execs. You got that right. While taxpayers were keeping these guys afloat, banking bigwigs were pocketing gobs of cash to reward them for … what? A job well done?
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