What do Americans think of AIG and the big bonuses?

    AIG dishes out some big bonuses to their executive staff this week. But what do Americans think of the insurance giant and the decision? Dave and Frank talk about what people think of AIG and more in today’s “What Are We Thinking?”

    AIG dishes out some big bonuses to their executive staff this week. But what do Americans think of the insurance giant and the decision? Dave and Frank talk about what people think of AIG and more in today’s “What Are We Thinking?”

    Topics:
    -President Obama has been on the job for less than 3 weeks although you wouldn’t know it given the range of issues he’s had to weigh in on. Find out if his approval rating went up, down, or broke even.

    -Stock market and consumer confidence, does it matter?

    -Criticism of AIG and the economy

    -Are Americans outraged by the AIG bonuses? Do Americans think that the government should try to get the bonus money back?

    -It’s the 6th Anniversary of the war in Iraq, how do Americans view our country, Iraq and the relationship between the two?

    -Views on The Employee Free Choice Act

    -And don’t miss Frank’s “Most Interesting Finding of the Week”

    Listen:
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