Originally Posted by NateR
The Democrats, specifically Chris Dodd, wrote the provision that allowed for the AIG bonuses into the bailout bill. Then when the public outcry started, their rhetoric changed and they feigned outrage and passed an unconstitutional bill to tax the bonuses in order to cover up their own bungling.
I didn't realize the provisions were written into the bailout. Can I find it on the document or was it that AIG included it in their total and it was not itemized specifically?