That’s a nice little racket they have going

First they wreck the economy, then they profit off the smoldering heap: Stanford L. Kurland, the former president of Countrywide Financial the bank that has become most synonymous with the bad mortgage lending practices that eventually caused the housing market to burst, setting into motion the current...

Not so fast

[This post ended up being pretty long, so grab a coffee.] Generally, I’m remiss to question the brilliant writing of Frank Rich, but his column this week erects political grave stones far too early for my tastes.  Concerning Obama’s victory on the stimulus bill, Rich says: The G.O.P. doesn’t...