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The top five execs at ten of the top 20 TARP banks have enjoyed a combined increase in the value of their stock options of nearly $90 million in the past year, which is better than being the chief exec at an S&P 500 company. (TARP CEOs' comp is 37% higher than that S&P average.) This suggests, however, that the notion that the executives didn't have "skin in the game" is largely mistaken. They had plenty at stake.
They are the fools that got this country in the shape it's in and I think it's wrong for them to be making the money they are off the taxpayers, either directly or indirectly.