There was some question this week about whether Obama would support the House's bill to tax back AIG's bonuses. A White House statement suggested Maybe, and the President's appearance on Leno suggested Probably Not.
"I think the president would be concerned that this bill may have some problems in going too far - the House bill may go too far in terms of some - some legal issues, constitutional validity, using the tax code to surgically punish a small group," Bernstein said in a television interview. "That may be a dangerous way to go."
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