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Members of President Barack Obama’s team are reportedly extending an olive branch to the “fat cats” in banking and on Wall Street who nearly ran this economy into the ground. That’s fine and dandy, but when is a politician going to make a similar gesture towards the insurance industry, which has done so much better by society than its more reckless financial sector counterparts?

“I think [the Obama administration] is starting to realize that the way he talks about business isn’t inspiring confidence in the economy and is actually having a negative impact on the system,” according to one banking official quoted anonymously in the Sept. 17 New York Post.

I don’t normally swear by the Post‘s accuracy or objectivity, especially when it comes to stories about Democrats and President Obama. However, this wasn’t the only place I heard about reconciliation.

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