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Eliot Spitzer posits mega-billion $$ "inside job"

Eliot Spitzer is a Conspiracy Theorist, of the financial sort. From salon.com:

It all appears, once again, to be the same insiders protecting themselves against sharing the pain and risk of their own bad adventure. The payments to AIG's counterparties are justified with an appeal to the sanctity of contract. If AIG's contracts turned out to be shaky, the theory goes, then the whole edifice of the financial system would collapse.