Or possibly they understand that once the government has equity, they have you. The new stranger in your key meetings and decisions will be the friendly government helper, perhaps AOC herself. Only an idiot would go for it. So far, the CEO passes the idiocy test.
We shouldn’t bail Boeing out, especially if they have plenty of other options.
if they have the money of course they should turn down gov't support, but don't dictate terms if you don't. that's insulting to the tax payer