Afternoon Must-Read: William K. Black: Foreshadowing the Three Fraud Epidemics that Drove the Crisis
Over at Equitable Growth: Dynamic Scoring Considered Harmful: Focus

Nighttime Must-Read: Matthew Yglesias: Why Politicians Are so Boring (and the MSM Is so Bad)

Matthew Yglesias: Why Politicians Are so Boring (and the MSM Is so Bad): "Gaffe-coverage... signif[ies] nothing and leav[es] nothing behind...

...distracts from more consequential, but complicated, debates.... In an internet world of limited time but unlimited newshole the 'gaffe' story offers easy content.... Last... the old-time division between 'news' and 'opinion' continues to saddle much mainstream political coverage with a perverse bias toward tactics and process... that a politician gaffed is a fact... while the fact that a politician's agenda might be bad for the world is opinion...

http://equitablegrowth.org/?p=9275

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