Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for January 10, 2010
Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling The White House, West Wing Man: We need to return to heavy regulation of the financial industry NOW! Man #2: Yes! Secretary Geithner: Hey, slow down there. Secretary Geithner: Wouldn't it be smarter to just extend the TARP program, ensuring the flow of capital into the banks? Man #2: Absolutely not! Secretary Geithner: Look, we need to continue to support banks in this very critical time! It's best for ALL of us! Man #2: No, we've been under the banks' thumb for too long! BONK Man: Secretary Geithner! Man #2: Are you okay? Man: He was merely a dreamwalker! An AVATAR! Man #2: A BANKER in a REGULAR PERSON'S body! Man: Tim, welcome back to Wall Street! How did it go? Tim: It was horrible! Tim: There's nothing we can give them that they want! Man: Then it's all-out war! Tim: They keep their money here, here, and here. Man: The fools are just sitting on top of a mother lode of capital! Man #2: Go in there and get it. Man: Let's see how the other 246 banker avatars in Obama's administration are doing. Tim: Yes... Next: Tim: Although..they're such a simple, noble people. And there's something about that Secretary of State...
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