The best is the clear admission this is a preventative strike. That they are supporting companies that haven't failed yet. And they will not require salary adjustments for the executives that made the bad bets because we don't want to be punitive?
It looks to me like a final, massive wealth transfer under the assumption that it will take hella long to get back in power to dream up the next one.
Massive wealth transfer == take your money and put it in Their pockets