Cry me a river, rich guys

“$500,000 is not a lot of money”–one reaction to President Obama’s limits on executive pay for companies receiving taxpayer-funded bailouts.

It seems to me that half a million dollars for bankrupting your company and taking the U.S. economy down with it is a pretty good deal. That quote reminds me of those New York Magazine articles titled “Barely scraping by on $250,000 a year” that make me so happy I don’t live there anymore.

Is it just me, or are the melting snows uncovering the long-dormant populism of the American people?