Translate I don't like what they are doing and can I have the money for my project.
If you mean pay huge fines that are still less than his yearly caviar tab, and then continue on "business as usual", then yes you are correct...
No not really, more contributions and the like, he already has a track record of paying out to officials, why stop now?
We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise. -- Larry Wall