i know the election is over and all…
but class warfare still exists
just read any report about a news conference with john bohner or mitch mcconnell about the “fiscal cliff” they created when eric cantor and the house tea party shafted the “grand bargain” over the debt ceiling negotiations a year or so ago… (i know—it’s a long time ago to remember, right?)
the problem goes deeper than just short memories: the degree of badness of what wall street was guilty of in the meltdown of late 2008 was opaque to most people because of the complexity of the risky (actually–worthless) investments wall street had been selling. wall street greed was directly responsible for the great recession. it’s tragically funny how the media turn it into obama’s problem even though the meltdown occurred before he was even elected, much less sworn into office….