Did you ever think you’d see this on the front page of the Financial Times?

Think back a year and a half before all this started. Hell, think back five months ago. Could you have imagined Alan Greenspan ever calling to nationalize the banks?

This post even has a soundtrack.


Paul Krugman titles his post: “Comrade Greenspan: Seize the economy’s commanding heights!”

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Ryan Chittum is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and deputy editor of The Audit, CJR's business section. If you see notable business journalism, give him a heads-up at rc2538@columbia.edu. Follow him on Twitter at @ryanchittum.