The Sweet Taste of Irony: Rick Santorum’s Red Closet
I mean, really, does it get more ironic than this? Ever??? The Santorums of Italy were “dyed-in-the-wool Reds” with strong links to the Socialist and Communist movements, the magazine said, particularly during the rise of Mussolini and his Black Shirts. “Rick’s grandfather, Pietro, ran the local post office and had…
Zombie Talking Point #17: We’re Becoming Greece!
Or Italy, or Ireland, or Portugal or now even France. No… We’re not like them at all. Anyone who tells you that we are is either lying to you or is too stupid to understand why the United States (like the UK) is in a much different circumstance. We are…
Shorter Mitt: Arrivederci, Italia!
In last night’s “debate,” Mitt Romney was asked what he’d do about Italy’s debt were they to default (and by extension, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and France as well). His answer? Same one he gave to the auto industry. Let them eat cake.
Even Hedge Fund Managers are Getting It!
Marshall Auerback, a portfolio strategist and hedge fund manager, deliberates on a core deficiency of modern financial capitalism and the impact to the Eurozone.