Saturday, March 28, 2009

The "free market" cracks the whip

from Top Bankers Descend on White House to Threaten President Obama

The "we-have-to-bend-over" line was presented beforehand by White House economic adviser Larry Summers, who asserted that "the country's major financial institutions have a major role to play" in solving the crisis. Senior advisor Valerie Jarrett was even more explicit: "We're reliant upon them to help rebuild our economy."

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We're reliant upon them to help rebuild our economy? Weren't they the ones that destroyed it? Aren't they in fact in the process of delivering the coup de grĂ¢ce, and aren't Obama's economic advisors working for them, i.e. traitors?