Noose tightens for Goldman, as Merkel calls Greek swaps a “scandal.” The vampire squid may find Europe far less pliant and obedient than Washington.
Taibbi: Wall Street’s bailout hustle. You didn’t think they’d stop looting, did you?
The best man for the job… is never Geithner. Unless of course you’re a bankster.
The Mouth of Sauron. Epicurean Dealmaker ponders the deliberately arrogant but seriously boneheaded mistakes made continually by Lucas van Praag, spokesman for Goldman.
The Japanese have a saying: the nail that sticks up gets hammered down. Right now, Goldman Sachs is the biggest fucking nail on the board. And Lucas van Praag is the miniature douchebag standing on top of the nail yelling, “Nyah, nyah! Go ahead, hit me! I dare ya!”