Obama, literally a moment ago: “I know it didn’t seem fair to bailout the banks, but it headed off a depression. Besides, we’re being paid back plus interest!”
Um…no. The government is getting money back, not the people they got it from to give to the banks. Let’s see how well they’d take it if I made a withdrawal by force, with the promise “Oh, I’ll pay it back, plus interest even!”…
Re: the housing market, Dear Leader again: “Home prices are going up for the first time in years”
And that’s good HOW? Making it harder for people to get one? Doesn’t that contradict all the crap that the government has been doing trying to goose the market?