Thursday, March 26, 2009

Where have you gone, Ed Murrow?

Whew. Good thing 99% of journalism is overlooking stuff like this because of the national emergency and all. Too much is at stake for anything untidy like this to get out and divert our attention to all the Change that’s being laid down.

You know, each day, I awake to hear what new policy is being put in place for my benefit, and rejoice. The morning news is brimming with Hope and Responsibility and Transparency that I don't know how I possibly functioned without before now.

And I’m continually astonished and oh, so very thankful how lucky we are as a country to have as our President the ONLY politician –apparently-- to make it out of the Chicago political system that is a straight-arrow, uncorrupted and clean as the wind-driven snow!

Oh Joy, Oh Rapture!

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The stories below are not from some Right-wing wacko book-writer, flame-throwing talk show host or the GOP. It’s from the Chicago Tribune, (which endorsed BHO for prez in 2008).]

"Before its portfolio of bad loans helped trigger the current housing crisis,
mortgage giant Freddie Mac was the focus of a major accounting scandal that led to a management shake-up, huge fines and scalding condemnation of passive directors by a top federal regulator.One of those allegedly asleep-at-the-switch board members was Chicago's Rahm Emanuel—now chief of staff to President Barack
—who made at least $320,000 for a 14-month stint at Freddie Mac that
required little effort.",0,1946702.story