When Newt Gingrich claimed that his Freddie Mac contract was a way for him to warn them of the housing crisis, my mind turned to parody. The results are here.
But the story of the mid-day is clearly the memo/pitch from Clark, Lytle, Geduldig, Cranford, offering a $850,000 action plan up to bankers to destroy Occupy Wall Street.
Sweet, sweet irony.
TODAY IN SLATE
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Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
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