So, our betters in Congress get us involved in shaky investments, those investments go south (along with the government's player in the mortgage market), now they're hard at it to try to fix the mess, and they don't get the job done. Dow plummets, largest loss in the history of the market. Well done, Congress!! What are you going to do for an encore--rape my grandma while pouring sugar in my gas tank!
And, lest you think I'm not aiming this at everyone -- I BLAME EVERYONE!!!! I happen to be an innocent meager investor, and this year has removed a very significant portion of value from one of about two valuable assets I have.
Makes me feel like my man Tommy: