But prospective buyers and sellers have expressed reluctance to the FDIC about participating for fear the program's rules will change in a political atmosphere hostile to Wall Street. In addition, some banks that might have sold troubled loans into the program earlier in the year have become less eager as they regained a sense of stability.
This is exactly why I didn't like the idea of giving money to the banks anyway. Not only do they appear to be ungrateful, but they're convinced that the worst is over.
It's only just beginning.