American Harakiri?!

Posted by Kris | Tuesday, March 17, 2009 | | 0 comments »

And we thought that they are clever enough to think twice before giving bonus money out of the taxpayers' pocket. But I don't think they have the guts to harakiri themselves.

Sen. Grassley says AIG executives should resign or commit suicide
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley suggested that AIG executives should accept responsibility for the collapse of the insurance giant by resigning or killing themselves.

The Republican lawmaker's harsh comments came during an interview Monday with Cedar Rapids, Iowa, radio station WMT. They echo remarks he has made in the past about corporate executives and public apologies, but went further in suggesting suicide.

"I suggest, you know, obviously, maybe they ought to be removed," Grassley said. "But I would suggest the first thing that would make me feel a little bit better toward them if they'd follow the Japanese example and come before the American people and take that deep bow and say, I'm sorry, and then either do one of two things: resign or go commit suicide.

"And in the case of the Japanese, they usually commit suicide before they make any apology."

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