Political discussion and ranting, premised upon the fact that even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
"Meet the new boss, the same as the old boss . . ."I guess my complaints would be louder/more vitrolic if it wasn't for a) how bad the last guy was, and b) how few "good" options seem to be available . . . but I was hoping for a lot better than this . . .CWD
In relation to the financial industry, that certainly seems to be the case. Didn't the new boss formerly work for the old boss?Let's not underestimate the continuing wealth and power of our nation's bankers, the views of the sovereign wealth funds that own substantial stakes of some major financial institutions, or the knee-jerk response to the word "nationalize". This isn't an easy nut to crack. But I get the sense that nobody's really trying - it's just "dole out the cash, don't make hard choices, don't ask the banks to share the pain, and hope everything works out."
1) Yes, and what is worse he was the "lead man" in some of the worst parts of the debacle.2) Concur - but I would add, ". . . and when and if it does, take credit."CWD
If you're going to be blamed when things fail, whatever your connection, you might as well claim credit when they succeed. ;-)