Truth: First Casualty of War
I imagine it will be among the first victims of the current "market rescue" too.
You will now be treated to several days of rampant, unproven speculation about the armageddon that surely would have been visited upon us all if the massive bailout plan (still completely unformed) had not been announced and agreed upon, even before anyone knows what it is.
Here's the first retroactive speculative alarmist screed from the WSJ.
Remember America, it's all for your own good. And brought to you by the same group of conflicted, self-interested politicians and bankers who inflated the credit bubble in the first place, while claiming that its momentary delights were actually the result of sound economic planning, deregulation, and tax cuts.