Brother Can You Spare $700 Billion?

SEPTEMBER 24, 2008
So how to think about this bailout plan? It is a burnt offering to Wall Street along with a prayer that it will not decide to seize up. It can also be seen as miles of ticker tape as Paulson rides down the Canyon of Heroes in the big Farewell-to-the-Reagan-Era-And-Go-Get-Lost-And-By The-Way-We'll-Hang-Onto-That-Golden-Parachute-And The-US-Constitution-Too-Thank-you Parade.