Write-Offs: 02.27.12

$$$ Mike Mayo wants JPMorgan to be split up [DealBook]

$$$ S&P downgrades Greece to selective default [Reuters]

$$$ Merkel Hoses Down Talk of Firewall Boost [WSJ]

$$$ Should We Quit Subsidizing Corporate Debt? [John Carney / NetNet]

$$$ Goldman Fights UniCredit for Prized Oktoberfest Conference Slot

$$$ This cold calling guy again [BI, earlier, earlier]

$$$ Chicago-based proprietary trading firm Spot Trading LLC is looking for a quant trader [DBCC]

$$$ Draghi May Have Shelved ECB Bond Program as Loans Fuel Rally [Bloomberg]

$$$ U.K. Hits Bank With £500 Million Tax Claim [WSJ]

$$$ Four months later, Occupy Wall Street decides it would like to chat with Vikram Pandit [Naked Capitalism]

$$$ Jeremy Grantham thinks strange things about discount rates [FTAV]

$$$ Romney was at Daytona last year and said he also has been to the track in New Hampshire. Does he follow the sport? “Not as closely as some of the most ardent fans,” he said. “But I have some friends who are NASCAR team owners.” [AP]

$$$ Santorum comes from behind in Alabama three-way [Second Front]