There is so much written about fat cat CEOs and their unfair pay packages that it's a question worth pondering. The hard part is judging what is fair and necessary to get the talent you want, and what the market dictates.
Wall Street will get its outrageous bonuses again, and the finance casino will reopen for business. This is both a recipe for disaster and the best moment we've ever had to end Wall Street's domination of our economy.
Fantasy finance inevitably leads to financial crashes, which are a disaster for the real economy. Along the way, bankers get filthy rich. But when the game goes bust, we are the ones picking up the tab.