Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, has a great discussion with Jon Stewart about where our money is going in the government’s attempt to fix the banks:
As an aside, Matt Taibi has some questions for “teabaggers”:
1. If you’re so horrified by debt and spending, where were your tea parties when George Bush was adding $4 trillion to the federal deficit?
2. If you’re so outraged by the bailouts, where were your tea parties when the bailouts were first instituted by Henry Paulson and George Bush last fall?
3. If you’re so troubled by pork, where were your tea parties when the number and cost of congressional earmarks rose spectacularly in each year of Republican congressional rule between 1996 and the end of the Republican majority in 2006?