Sunday, September 28, 2008

She May End Up Bathing In The Water Tower Again

Chris Erskine is closely following the financial crisis with his family.

"Who's Fannie Mae?" one of the kids asks as Matt Lauer moans on and on about Wall Street, as if he has an infected toe. "Remember 'Petticoat Junction'?" I ask. "No." "Well, Fannie Mae was the redhead," I explain. How she ended up in the mortgage business, I'll never know......

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