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Rep Barney Frank: Let’s Fire AIG Executives

By Matthew Yglesias on March 17, 2009 at 11:38 am

"Rep Barney Frank: Let’s Fire AIG Executives"


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Some of my ThinkProgress colleagues had a chance to interview Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) and he came out swinging against the idea that it’s somehow crucial to retain AIG’s trading “talent”

I think the key point is that “People are sometimes committed to not admitting mistakes . . . the argument that you take the people who made the mistake and put them in charge of undoing the mistake goes against the human impulse not to admit a mistake.”

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