Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Then He Got Elected

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“The investment community feels very put-upon,” Fass explained. “They feel there is no reason why they shouldn’t earn $1 million to $200 million a year, and they don’t want to be held responsible for the global financial meltdown.”

This time around Matt Taibi’s monthly essay blasting the Obama administration focuses on his terrible economic team. The article weirdly blames Obama for things that happened while Bush was still president, but even putting that aside it’s still a disappointing list. Via MetaFilter. There’s video, if you prefer.

UPDATE: Some analysis and fact-checking from Ben Smith.

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  1. […] Tim Fernholz fact-checks the Matt Taibbi piece I linked earlier and finds it somewhat […]

  2. […] a comment » Matt Taibbi has now responded to Tim Fernholz’s response to his original article on how “Barack Obama, a once-in-a-generation political talent whose graceful conquest of […]


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