Four years ago, the Mitt Romneys of the world nearly destroyed the global economy with their greed, shortsightedness and – most notably – wildly irresponsible use of debt in pursuit of personal profit. The sight was so disgusting that people everywhere were ready to drop an H-bomb on Lower Manhattan and bayonet the survivors. But today that same insane greed ethos, that same belief in the lunatic pursuit of instant borrowed millions – it's dusted itself off, it's had a shave and a shoeshine, and it's back out there running for president.http://www.rollingstone.com/...
I don't need to comment here to sell you, just go read the damn piece, it's brilliant. Matt Taibbi is a National Treasure....Pass it on, add your comments below.
update: the timing of this online story (datelined Aug. 29) is impeccable with the RNC in full swing, wondering if this article is in the current newstand version?, I forgot to renew my sub.
update II: was pointed out to me that the end of the article has this:
This story is from the September 13, 2012 issue of Rolling Stone.
Obviously released online now for full effect, thanks Jan Wenner.