It’s a wonderful lie

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December 22, 2011
The American Prospect
by David Wallis  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"At a time when legislators, consumer advocates and the Occupy movement batter big banks for their questionable business practices, J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America have gone soft and fuzzy. The nation’s two largest banks are running saccharine television commercials that portray the massive multinationals as the Bailey Building and Loan Association. ... (Ironically, It’s A Wonderful Life director Frank Capra modeled the Bailey's bank on BoA.)" [editor's note: Yike! that last sentence really is sad; but then it's also true that the Democrats were once the party of Jefferson and Jackson ... and the GOP counted Robert Taft and the elder Buffett among their ranks - SAT] (12/22/11)

http://prospect.org/article/its-wonderful-lie  

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