Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Morning Thread

by Molly Ivors

Matt Taibbi, why do I love you so much when you make me want to slit my wrists?
You've heard of Too Big to Fail — the foreclosure crisis is Too Big for Fraud. Think of the Bernie Madoff scam, only replicated tens of thousands of times over, infecting every corner of the financial universe. The underlying crime is so pervasive, we simply can't admit to it — and so we are working feverishly to rubber-stamp the problem away, in sordid little backrooms in cities like Jacksonville, behind doors that shouldn't be, but often are, closed.

PS. What the hell? I need a drug to recover from that article.