My new post is up @Going_Concern
On the eve of what will probably be — despite loud protestations and numerous solid reasons why not — the third round of bailout money thrown at GMAC, I thought it might be fun to give you some Fun Facts About GMAC.
Sometimes the whirl and swirl of an ongoing financial crisis makes you forget or forego close scrutiny of interesting factoids. These gosh-darn nit-picky details are the kind that should encourage you to form stronger and, just maybe, contrary opinions, resisting the push to “go along, get along.” After, all, when criticizing Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner now, it’s easy to forget that our “head dollars guy” was challenged by that technically tough software tool called Turbo Tax.
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