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McClatchy Has The Facts

By Matthew Yglesias on October 11, 2008 at 8:22 pm

"McClatchy Has The Facts"


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You expect a certain amount of dishonesty in politics. But you would think that amidst a bona fide emergency situation whose consequences threaten everyone’s well-being that conservatives would try to pay some attention to what’s actually going on. Instead, conservatives have decided to make up a story in which Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac somehow single-handedly brought down the world financial system. David Goldstein and Kevin G. Hall have a great corrective article for McClatchy headlined “Private sector loans, not Fannie or Freddie, triggered crisis.”

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