The View From 1776

AIG Employees’ Side of the Story

The President, Congress, and the attorneys general of New York and Connecticut have damned AIG’s bonus recipients, without any consideration of fairness, and without even a gesture in the direction of due process of law.  Their motto is, “My mind is made up.  Don’t confuse me with facts.”

The following op-ed piece piece from the New York Times presents aspects of the bonus payments that got overrun as the President, Congress, and the public rushed to lynch AIG bonus recipients. 

March 25, 2009

Dear A.I.G., I Quit!

The following is a letter sent on Tuesday by Jake DeSantis, an executive vice president of the American International Group