Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Obama's Big Sellout

Matt Taibbi on Obama’s Economy

In “Obama’s Big Sellout”, Matt Taibbi argues that President Obama has packed his economic team with Wall Street insiders intent on turning the bailout into an all-out giveaway. Rather than keeping his progressive campaign advisers on board, Taibbi says Obama gave key economic positions in the White House to the very people who caused the economic crisis in the first place. Taibbi also points to the ties Obama’s appointees have to one main in particular: Bob Rubin, the former Goldman Sachs co-chairman who served as Treasury secretary under Bill Clinton.

Click above for Taibbi’s video breakdown of his argument in which he identifies the major players on Obama’s economic team, untangles the web that ties them to Rubin and points to how these relationships play into the financial “reforms” the Democrats are currently pushing through Congress. — Rolling Stone


Bryan Matthews said...

Allan, my dear - have you tried the passionfruit mousse?

Unknown said...


This is a superb graph well done.

If you ever want to chopper into our complex here in Maine we would love to have you.

I am making a pile of money off of this - six figures as month.


Anonymous said...

Link doesn't work???

Steve Forbes said...


Be sure to send Allan his 5% bonus for Christmas.


Steve Forbes