I believe the phrase you’re looking for is “You gotta be shitting me.”
Okay, got up in the morning, looking through the news for things I missed yesterday, dah dee dah du—wait, what the fuck?
Today, with the world caught in an economic tempest that Mr.
Greenspan recently described as “the type of wrenching financial crisis
that comes along only once in a century,” his faith in derivatives
The problem is not that the contracts failed,
he says. Rather, the people using them got greedy. A lack of integrity
spawned the crisis…
Seriously? Alan Greenspan bet all of our futures on the integrity of financiers and traders? Sweet Jesus stuffed with cornbread. What the fuck? If this is true,
ALAN GREENSPAN IS THE MOST GULLIBLE FUCKER ALIVE.
Can I get this fucker into a regular poker game? He’d fall for any bluff I’d make.I thought all these Republicans were hard-nosed realists–you know, the sort of people who would never count on the goodness or integrity of others. If you go on record saying that you’re counting on financial forbearance to be a trait of the most rapacious fuckers on the whole planet, you’re either a) lying or b) completely fucking stupid.
Greenspan should have to personally visit the home of everyone who’s facing foreclosure and stand there while everybody in the household kicks him in the nuts. And Andrea Mitchell should have to cover it for NBC News.