WALL STREET IS A SENSITIVE GROUP
September 22, 2010: “The question I have, sir,” he asked the President, “and this is something I really, you know, a lot of my friends are thinking about. Listen, I represent the Wall Street community. We have felt like a piñata. Maybe you don’t feel like you’re whacking us with a stick, but we certainly feel like we’ve been whacked with a stick,” he said. “When are we going to stop whacking at the Wall Street piñata?”
“There is a big chunk of the country that thinks I have been too soft on Wall Street,” the President answered.
[Reported in an article by Max Ableson].