Playing Secret Santa for Fannie and Freddie


Twas the night before Christmas and in the White House, spinmeisters were stirring trying to churn something out. While taxpayers were settling down, all snug in their beds, Treasury announced something that left us shaking our heads: “Merry Christmas to all and to Fannie and Freddie execs big bonuses anD unlimited bailout checks.”

Say what? That’s not how the rhyme goes; it’s not even the right meter. But sure enough in a cynical