In private conversations, even some Democrats complain that Warren’s role as a constant Cassandra could undermine already tenuous public support for the bank, auto industry and other financial rescue programs.

The panel specializes in calculating the kinds of scary numbers that the Obama administration would rather not broadcast too loudly.

Like $4 trillion. That’s the amount the Treasury Department, Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. have spent on financial stability efforts so far, according to the panel’s most recent report.

Let's see, the banks and politicians who voted for/supported the bailout don't like her? We're liking her more already...


Johnster at 20:51 2009-04-20 said:
Her appearance on The Daily Show http://tinyurl.com/d2lbt9 was worth a watch, too. She explains these concepts quite well. Permalink

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