Take revenge on polling day
Yes, it was the bankers and speculators who initially caused the mess. And it appears we were/are hamstrung in dealing with them and the disaster they initiated.
But the main problem has been the response of the political parties in power; in this case, Fianna Fail, the Greens and any independents who support them.
We're all to feel the pain -- because they say so. How much pain would you feel with a basic salary of €100,000, plus expenses, attendance money plus committee extras, not counting pensions?