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Quit Blaming Bush

Kenneth405 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 8:33 PM
Read my Comments below if you really want to talk about the subject of the editorial.
Wendy60 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 9:35 PM
The financial crisis was caused by the mark-to-market regime. The housing bust was a separate phenomenon from the financial crisis, started in late 2005, and was not necessary in order for a financial crisis to occur. A mathematical property of mark-to-market regimes is that they precipitate write-down spirals. Had there been no housing bust, there still would have been a financial crisis.
"Now Gov. Romney believes that with even bigger tax cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations on Wall Street, all of us will prosper. In other words, he'd double down on the same trickle-down policies that led to the crisis in the first place." -- President Obama in an ad released Sept. 27.

This is Obama's core message. In one way or another, he says it all the time. It's his kicker on the stump. You cannot watch an interview with the president or one of his subalterns without hearing it.

And yet, I don't think I've ever heard a...