From the AP:
"This is America. We don't disparage wealth. We don't begrudge anybody for achieving success," Obama said. "But what gets people upset — and rightfully so — are executives being rewarded for failure. Especially when those rewards are subsidized by U.S. taxpayers."
Wouldn't it be cool if we applied this principal with every company that receives government assistance? Imagine if every major league athlete only made $500,000.