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Neil Barofsky Bailout

Ex-Bailout Watchdog: CNBC Just 'Krugmanned' Me

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

Neil Barofsky, the former bailout watchdog, isn't going to just take being talked over and cut off on television. "Definitely got Krugmanned," Bar...

Jason Linkins

NYT Runs Incomprehensible, Dismissive Review Of 'Bailout' | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

Let's look at Jackie Calmes' poorly argued New York Times "takedown" of the former TARP Special Inspector General's new book, Bailout. If you're living in America, and you can't figure out why "Wall Street turned so hostile to President Obama's re-election," then you haven't been paying sufficient attention. In the first place, people on Wall Street have made it pretty clear that their major beef with Obama is that he refuses to characterize them as all-knowing, all-wise, fully redeemed individuals. Instead, he has been critical of the role they played in the financial crisis. And that's what hacks them off. And Wall Street knows they'll be getting a better deal from Romney, so they support him. Do I really have to spell this out for Jackie Calmes? Apparently, yes!

Arthur Delaney

New Book By Former Treasury Watchdog Thrills Republicans | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are thrilled with a new tell-all book by former U.S. Treasury Department watchdog Neil Barofsky, who is heavily critical of ...

Jason Linkins

Neil Barofsky's 'Bailout' As An Anthropological Study Of Washington's Awfulness | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

Neil Barofsky, who served as the special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program from December of 2008 to February 14, 2011, has a new...