Petraeus laughed at the idea, but indicated that he had had other conversations with Ailes about it. "He said he would quit Fox ... and bankroll it," he said, adding that Rupert Murdoch was "after me as well" about a run.
"No, I think the one who's bankrolling it is the big boss," McFarland said, referring to Murdoch.
What's strange is the GDP more than doubled in this same time period. The commercial banks assets almost quadrupled while the financial health of the working class Americans declined.
Bailing out the auto industry saved them from a Chinese fire sale and kept some of us working. Bailing out the banks increased their wealth while they sat on the money meant to be poured back into the economy while they gave themselves crazy bonuses. Off with their heads!