The point, though, is that the Journal’s editorial page has been a leading enabler of the Countrywides and its allies and a leading opponent of precisely the kind of prudent banking regulation that could have prevented the present calamity.

We are all living in a “Review & Outlook” world. The least it could do is say it’s sorry.

Subprime Politics
7 February 2007
The Wall Street Journal

The Discriminating Mr. Spitzer
13 October 2005
The Wall Street Journal

Dean Starkman Dean Starkman runs The Audit, CJR's business section, and is the author of The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism (Columbia University Press, January 2014).

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