Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Quote to Get You Up On The Wrong Side of the Bed

From Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone:
Instead, Wall Street now serves, in the words of one former investment executive, as "Lucy to America's Charlie Brown," endlessly creating new products to lure the great herd of unwitting investors into whatever tawdry greed-bubble is being spun at the moment: Come kick the football again, only this time we'll call it the Internet, real estate, oil futures. Wall Street has turned the economy into a giant asset-stripping scheme, one whose purpose is to suck the last bits of meat from the carcass of the middle class.
You sure you want to play that game America?

Which reminds me how right my instincts can sometimes be...