Robert Benmosche’s Balls Are Bigger Than The Government’s Collective Sack, Says Robert Benmosche

Picture 68.pngSince taking over AIG in August, Bobby Benmosche has not minced words about the fact that one of the insurer’s greatest impediment to success are the “crazies” in Washington. He’s also promised to protect his employees from these insane people, at any cost, by sticking government officials in a little locked room and doing unspeakable things to them. Things financial services hacks like yourselves should never have to hear about. For those of you thinking perhaps this Benmosche guy’s all talk or that he doesn’t actually have the pair to go through with giving Tim Geithner a crew cut, he’s got one thing to say to you:

In the ensuing weeks, [of his first day on the job] Mr. Benmosche traveled around the nation meeting hundreds of AIG employees. In August, at a reception prior to a dinner with 20 or so executives at an AIG life-insurance unit in Houston, Mr. Benmosche said “my b — are bigger than the government’s,” apparently to make the point that he wasn’t easily intimidated, say two people familiar with the matter.

Mr. Benmosche says he doesn’t recall saying such a thing. “If I said it, I would apologize, as it was not appropriate,” he says, adding that sometimes “you have to be a little bit provocative if you’re going to get people to believe in you and know you’re not afraid.”

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57 Responses to “Robert Benmosche’s Balls Are Bigger Than The Government’s Collective Sack, Says Robert Benmosche”

  1. guest says:

    but does he have a big replica of them on his desk to rub for luck, Tepper style?

  2. guest says:

    Nothing on the Barcap change in comp structure?

  3. guest says:

    Call me.
    ~Sheryl Weinstein

  4. HAM05 says:

    @1no, he keeps a replica of mine

  5. guest says:

    @2 stfu. want a post? email bl or shazar. don't be a little bitch. it's xmas.

  6. guest says:

    re pic @7: the doe eyes say "I'm a cute, innocent little lady," the knowing smirk says "I had sex on someone's personal ice skating rink last night."

  7. guest says:

    Can't believe Drudge has this before DB, but things aren't going so well for Berns:

  8. guest says:

    @8 the doe eyes say "I'm a cute, innocent little lady," the tousled hair says "pull my hair! slap my ass!"

  9. guest says:

    Bullshit – I've got him beat by a mile!
    Sheila Baird

  10. guest says:

    @2, 9, Please shut up, and hold your breath, until you suffocate, you stupid cunts.

  11. guest says:

    Awesome headline Bess. You rock.

  12. guest says:

    @10 wow. (but also, agreed, totally.)

  13. guest says:

    @7 whoa BL is cute.

  14. guest says:

    @ 15- Last time I checked, its not a compliment to be called cute.

  15. guest says:

    @16 on what planet? is English not your first language?

  16. guest says:

    @16 she's v pretty. is that clear enough for you?

  17. guest says:

    I figured there would be at least one balls article today and BL didn't disappoint. As we wind up the year and the decade next week, DB should be a lotta' fun.

  18. guest says:

    re: pic of BL @7, fuckability confirmed. bess, call me.

  19. guest says:

    @ 17- Yes, english is my first language. I take it you are male.
    18- No. Not ugly, just not attractive

  20. guest says:

    @21 wow, you lead quite the life, feeling the need to let us know multiple times a day whether or not you find someone attractive. no one gives a fuck. get a life. also, uh, yes, I am a male. your prize for getting that is to fuck off and die.

  21. guest says:

    @21 she's quite attractive, as anyone with eyes can see. and since we're offering up our unsolicited opinion of others, mine would be that you're a fag.

  22. guest says:

    @21/16 no one cares what the dbag whose life revolves around giving his 2 cents anonymously on the internet finds attractive. you're in the minority here. run along and get back to your room in mommy's basement. your girlfriend in canada just signed online.

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