"That is the height of irresponsibility. It is shameful, and part of what we're going to need is for folks on Wall Street who are asking for help to show some restraint and show some discipline and show some sense of responsibility. There will be time for them to make profits, and there will be time for them to make bonuses. Now is not that time."
-- President Barack Obama responds to a report of $18.4 billion in Wall Street bonuses