Worst Company In America Sweet 16: Bank Of America Vs. Citi

A perennial Golden Poo favorite slips into a red, white and blue unitard and struts into the WCIA Rollerball arena to the strains of Hulk Hogan’s “Real American,” thinking this is the year they win it all… Well, not if a scrappy underdog from New York City has anything to say about it.

Technically speaking, BofA did win the Golden Poo a few years back, but only because it had become the parent company of the spectacularly toxic Countrywide Financial. Since then, the bank seems to have made it clear that it wants the WCIA championship title, but has had to live with last year’s Silver Poo for its by-a-nose-hair loss to BP in the Final Death Match.

So far so good, for BofA in WCIA 2012. It beat the living crud out of Chase in Round One and then attempted to foreclose on the knocked-out, barely breathing body. So even though it is not the largest bank in the country anymore, BofA is still the favorite among this tournament’s financial fighters.

However, Bank of America’s road to Poo-ville is currently being blocked by Citi, which pulled off a minor upset by handily beating the heavy favorite Wells Fargo in Round One.

If enough of the 360,000 Citi customers whose card accounts were violated make an effort to rustle up votes, we could have a fight worth watching here.

So break out the vuvuzelas — and then throw them in the trash before you vote. This is Worst Company In America, where no contest ends in penalty kicks.

(Voting on this poll will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, March 23.)

This is a post in our Worst Company In America 2012 series. The companies competing for this honor were chosen by you, the readers. See the entire WCIA 2012 bracket and schedule of match-ups HERE.