...based on manufactured outrage.
I notice that the jungle drums of the witch hunt (if you'll excuse the mixed metaphor) are still beating loudly on TeeWee and the Intertubes. At this rate they'll actually be running commercials for Acme Torch & Pitchfork Supply Co. and Joe's Baying Hound Kennels and running "Live News Updates" to tell us where the evil financiers are hiding now.
Folks, the whole "AIG bonus" and "executive compensation" things are red herrings, as seven- and eight-figure-a-year talking heads rail against salaries just a fraction of their own last contract.
The Politico-Media Complex wants to stir up class envy and protests in the streets in order to justify laws promoting "Fairness".
Except for the Kulaks; no fairness for them. They need to just shut the hell up and keep pulling the wagon.