Maybe it's a toss-up as to which is which--the State of the Union or the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Final Report. Both, however, got not one, but two Republican responses, one more profoundly disconnected from reality than the other. Investigation/Intimidation: The New McCarthyism But while Obama's State of the Union was so relentlessly buy-partisan that it drew support from the Chamber of Commerse, the FCIC Final Report was far too reality-based for that sort of reception.
For months now, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission — which is supposed to be offering a report on the causes of the 2008 financial meltdown — has been bogged down by partisan bickering, with the Republican commissioners griping... Read Post
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC), which was charged with investigating the causes of the 2008 financial crisis, released a report in January noting that the financial crisis “was avoidable.” The commission, however, sp... Read Post