Bailout proposal? Let lewd answer lewd.
So Ben Bernanke is sitting in on the board meeting of some Wall Street estab, and afterwards the CEO shuttles him off to a side room and says, “Ben, you gotta get us out of this, man. You just gotta. This is a real clusterfuck for us.”
To which Ben replies, “Calm, calm, buddy. We got it covered. The Senators will never know what hit ’em by the close of the hearing.”
TRANSLATION: “Senators, relax your sphincters. We are about to blow smoke up your ass.”