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Cognitive Dissonance Dumb-Dumbs

The problem? Regulators encouraged Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to run wild.

The solution? More regulators!

UPDATE: Your go-to guy for stuff like this ought to be Stephen (no relation) Bainbridge, who notes, "this spooks investors, especially foreign investors. Foreigners abandon the dollar for the euro, dumping treasuries. The collapse of foreign investment in Treasuries makes our massive current account deficit unsustainable. At which point, things really go to pot."

Uh-oh.