With 2009 bankster bailout bonus money, Dems could have created 5 million jobs at $30K each
David DeGraw in Alternet does the math:
Meanwhile, 2009 was a record-breaking year for Wall Street bonuses, as firms issued $150 billion to their executives. 100% of these bonuses are a direct result of our tax dollars, so if we used this money to create jobs, instead of giving them to a handful of top executives, we could have paid an annual salary of $30,000 to 5 million people.
Fuck, if I got $30K, I'd scream for joy! How about $10K, and cover 15 million?
So, I got this spam from that racist-smearing weasel David Plouffe the other day:
Many Americans are still struggling, and creating jobs remains President Obama's top priority.
The record is clear. Bonuses for banksters is Obama's top priority. After all, they're "savvy businessmen." Watch what he does, not what he says.
The legacy parties are so full of shit. Obama, personally, is so full of shit.
NOTE Via Susie.
UPDATE Even Axelrod knows he's full of shit. There's no Donate button at the bottom of the mail! He knows he can't get any more money out of us. Why would that be?